Lisa Baird sits down with a cup of tea.

Lisa Baird is a poet, essayist, community acupuncturist and a queer white settler living on Attawandaron/Mississaugas of the New Credit territory (Guelph ON). Her poetry has been shortlisted for the Room Poetry Contest and the Sappho Poetry Prize, and longlisted for the 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.

Her chapbook, Persephone’s Crickets, is forthcoming from Baseline Press in fall 2024.