Shortlisted for the 2016 bpNichol Award, a 2014 Tree Reading Series Hot Ottawa Voice, and winner of the 2013 Diana Brebner Prize, Marilyn Irwin’s work has been published by above/ground press, Apt. 9 Press, Arc Magazine, and Matrix Magazine, among others. Her seventh chapbook, waving usufruct; a collaboration with David Emery and Samantha Lapierre, was published by The Steel Chisel last year. She runs shreeking violet press in Ottawa.