Suzannah Showler’s writing has appeared places, including The WalrusMaisonneuveHazlitt, and Joyland. She was a finalist for the 2013 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and winner of the 2012 Matrix LitPOP Award for poetry. Her first book, Failure to Thrive, is forthcoming from ECW Press April 2014. She grew up in Ottawa and now lives in Toronto.