Canisia Lubrin is a writer, editor, and critic with work published in eight languages. Her books are Voodoo Hypothesis, The Dyzgraphxst, and Code Noir (Knopf, 2023). In 2021, Lubrin was awarded, among others, the Griffin Poetry Prize, OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature, and a Windham-Campbell Prize. She is a 2022 Civitella Ranieri fellow and LCB Literature Haus resident, and poetry editor at McClelland & Stewart. The Globe and Mail named Lubrin Poet of the Year in 2021. She teaches at the University of Guelph, where she will coordinate the Creative Writing MFA program.