Frances Boyle is the author of two poetry books, most recently This White Nest (2019) as well as Seeking Shade, an award-winning short story collection (2020) and Tower, a Rapunzel-infused novella (2018). She is a Canadian writer living in Ottawa, whose poetry and short stories have appeared throughout North America, in the U.K. and continental Europe. Recent and forthcoming publications include work in Blackbird, Best Canadian Poetry 2020, Prairie Fire, The Wild Word and Minola Review. Her third poetry collection, Openwork and Limestone is forthcoming in 2022. Visit www.francesboyle.com and follow @francesboyle19.