Kathryn MacDonald has previously published poetry in literary journals and anthologies, occasionally under the name Deneau. Her novel, Calla & Édourd (Hidden Brook Press) was launched in 2009. Essays on rural and farm life (along with recipes) were published in The Farm and City Cookbook (Second Story Press, co-authored with Mary Lou Morgan). Kathryn earned a B.A. from the University of Windsor and an MPA from Queen’s University, Kingston. She teaches literature and writing online through Loyalist College, Belleville. When not wordsmithing, Kathryn silversmiths, creating original jewellery using gifts from the earth.