The evidence was slim, but I thought one day my father would appear on an episode of Unsolved Mysteries as a fugitive.
Sandy Pool (she/they) is an essayist, poet and Associate Professor of Creative Writing. Her first collection of poetry, Exploding Into Night was nominated for the Governor General’s Award for Poetry. Her second collection, Undark: An Oratorio was nominated for Ontario’s Trillium Book Award for Poetry, an Alberta Book Award, and a Toronto Arts Award. Her third book “If Body, Freedom” a book of nonfiction essays is upcoming. Selections from this book are published in The Walrus Magazine in Canada and the book has also been awarded fellowships to Yaddo, The Berton House, The Dora Maar House and The Siena Arts Institute. She has taught English and Creative Writing at a variety of post- secondary institutions in Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom including teaching in the MFA program at the U.K’s most prestigious program in Creative Writing, The University of East Anglia (Norwich UK). She divides her time between Canada and New York.