Renée M. Sgroi is the runner up in the UK’s 2020 erbacce poetry prize, and her debut poetry collection, life print, in points, is now available from erbacce-press. In 2019, her unpublished novel was shortlisted for the Guernica Prize, and two chapbooks were shortlisted for the Big Pond Rumours and the Golden Grassroots Chapbook Contests.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 several journals and anthologies, including The Beliveau Review, Synaeresis, Prairie Fire, The Prairie Journal, Fresh Voices, The Banister and Verse Afire. 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 also the Past President of the Brooklin Poetry Society.