Frances Boyle is the author of Tower, a novella, and Light-carved Passages, a poetry collection. A second poetry book is forthcoming in 2019. Her poetry and short stories have won local and national prizes, and appear in anthologies and print and online literary magazines throughout Canada and in the U.S. Recent publications include work in The New Quarterly, talking about strawberries all of the time, Juniper and Bywords. She lives and writes in Ottawa, Canada.