Lisa Baird sits down with a cup of tea.

Lisa Baird is a writer, a performance poet, a community acupuncturist and a queer white settler living on Attawandaron/Mississaugas of the New Credit territory (Guelph ON). Her poetry appears in various journals including Arc, Rattle, CV2, Plenitude and Grain, and was shortlisted for the 2020 Room Poetry Contest and longlisted for the 2020 CBC Poetry Prize. She is a contributor to the Lambda-award winning anthology The Remedy: Queer and Trans Voices on Health and Healthcare (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016) and to GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for our Times (Frontenac House, 2018).

Her first book, Winter’s Cold Girls (Caitlin Press) was shortlisted for the 2020 Relit Award for poetry.