Renée M. Sgroi is a poet, writer, and educator, and current president of the Brooklin Poetry Society. She is also secretary of the Writers’ Community of Durham Region (WCDR), and a member of the Association of Italian Canadian Writers (AICW). Her work has appeared in Canadian poetry journals such as Verse Afire, The Banister, and Prairie Journal. She is currently writing a chapbook focused on desire, and is polishing a fiction manuscript about identity. You can tweet her @ReneeMSgroi.