Susan Ioannou’s fiction, articles, and poetry have appeared across Canada. She is the winner of an Okanagan Short Story Award, twice a finalist in the CBC Literary Awards, and the recipient of a Works in Progress and Writers’ Reserve grants from the Ontario Arts Council. Some of her poems have been translated into Hindi and Dutch, and others set to music for performance in both Canada and Norway. For many years she was Associate Editor of Cross-Canada Writers’ Quarterly/Magazine and also led writing workshops for the Toronto Board of Education, Ryerson Literary Society, and the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Currently, she directs the online poetry course Lessons in Writing the Poem. She is a longstanding member of the League of Canadian Poets and the Writers’ Union of Canada.