Renée M. Sgroi, PhD, is a poet and novelist. Her debut book of poetry, life print, in points was published in the UK in 2020 by erbacce-press. In 2019, her unpublished novel was shortlisted for the Guernica Prize, and two of her poetry chapbooks were also shortlisted for poetry awards. Her poetry has appeared in The Prairie Journal, Prairie Fire, The Beliveau Review, Synaeresis, The Banister, Fresh Voices, Verse Afire, as well as poetry anthologies published by Beret Days Press. In 2018, Renée edited the poetry anthology, Written Tenfold (Poetry Friendly Press). She is a Member of the League of Canadian Poets, a member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, the Canadian Authors Association, the Association of Italian-Canadian Writers, The Ontario Poetry Society, and the Past President of the Brooklin Poetry Society.
Renée blogs about the craft of writing at reneemsgroi.com, and you can tweet her @ReneeMSgroi and find her on Instagram @renee_m_sgroi.
- August on her hands
- Birth Scar
- Drift (after Souster’s “The Six Quart Basket”)
- For the Taken
- In Queen’s Park
- Maritime sketches
- Placental Paean
- To a poet in old Havana
All poems are protected by copyright law and may not be used in whole, or in part, without the express consent of the authors.