Amanda Earl is the managing editor of Bywords.ca and the fallen angel of AngelHousePress, including its transgressive prose imprint, DevilHouse. She is the author of several chapbooks. Her first poetry book will be published by Chaudiere Books around the time of her 51st birthday, all being well. Her poems have also appeared in literary journals both on line and in print in Australia, Canada, England, France, Ireland and the USA. Amanda has received funding from the City of Ottawa and the Ontario Arts Council. She is a mischief-maker, a bon vivant and a  homebody who loves living in Ottawa and being part of its thriving literary community. Connect with her on Twitter @KikiFolle or read about her in secret at amandaearl.com.