Sandy Pool is a Canadian Writer, Scholar and Professor of Creative Writing. Her first collection, Exploding Into Night was nominated for Canada’s most prestigious poetry prize, the Governor General’s Award for Poetry. Her second collection, Undark: An Oratorio was nominated for Ontario’s Trillium Book Award for Poetry, an Alberta Book Award, and a Toronto Arts Award. Her third book, a lyric memoir, has recently been awarded fellowships to Yaddo, The Atlantic Center for the Arts, and Canada’s most sought-after paid fellowship, the Berton House in Dawson City, Yukon. Sandy is also a Recipient for the Foundation David R. Graham Grant 2022 supporting the Franco-Canadian cultural exchanges.