Andrea Perry graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada in 2008 with a BA in English Literature and a Minor in Political Science. She served five years as an Intelligence Officer in the Canadian Army before releasing in 2013 to pursue a life-times long, multi-dimensional love of reading and writing. She has since completed an MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Guelph and now drifts between hometown Ottawa, new-town Guelph, and other travels. She writes poetry and fiction. Her debut collection of poetry, Rise, was published by Vocamus Press in 2016.