Renée M. Sgroi won runner up in the UK’s 2020 erbacce poetry prize, and her debut poetry collection, life print, in points, was published by erbacce-press. In 2019, an unpublished novel was shortlisted for the Guernica Prize, and two chapbooks were shortlisted for Big Pond Rumours, and the Golden Grassroots Chapbook Contests. In 2018, she edited the poetry anthology, Written Tenfold (Poetry Friendly Press). Renée’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including Germany’s The Wild Word, Dénouement (published by Beliveau Books), The Beliveau Review, Lummox, Synaeresis, Prairie Fire, The Prairie Journal, Fresh Voices, The Banister, Verse Afire and in the League of Canadian Poets’ Poetry Pause. She is a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, the League of Canadian Poets, the Canadian Authors Association, the Association of Italian Canadian Writers, and The Ontario Poetry Society. Renée is the Past President of the Brooklin Poetry Society.