Leigh Kotsilidis grew up in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Her poems have appeared in several literary journals including The Fiddlehead, Prism international and Prairie Fire; and have been anthologized in publications I.V. Lounge Nights, This Grace and The Hoodoo You Do So Well. In 2009 and 2010 she was selected as a ﬁnalist for the CBC Literary Awards. She is also co-founder of littleﬁshcartpress. She currently lives in Montreal where she works as a freelance graphic designer.