Erica Charis holds a B.F.A. from York University. She works as a Librarian in her nine-to-five, but actively pursues opportunities for art making as a musician, dancer, and poet. Her poetry has been published in Borderline, Crab Fat, Broad!, and Anchor, among others. Her cross-disciplinary collaborative work has been performed at Lesley University, the Lydia Fair, and the Dance Complex among other community venues. She’s also an alum of the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She posts excerpts of and links to her work on her blog: lettheceleryrot.wordpress.com.