Cecily Nicholson┬áis the author of Triage, From the Poplars, winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and Wayside Sang, which won the Governor General’s award for English-language poetry. She volunteers with community impacted by carcerality, and coordinates education and public programs with Surrey Art Gallery. Cecily was the 2021 Writer-in-Residence for the University of Windsor.