Amanda Earl is an Ottawa mayhem maker, libertine, bon vivant, writer, visual poet and publisher. Her books include “A World of Yes”, “Kiki” and “Coming Together Presents Amanda Earl”. Her most recent chapbooks are “I Owe Saint Hildegard The Light”, “Queen Christina” and “firstwalks of the year”. Amanda is the managing editor of Bywords.ca and the fallen angel of AngelHousePress. She co-hosts the poetry podcast, “The Small Machine Talks” with a.m. kozak. Two of her manuscripts have been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Innovative Poetry Award. In 2014 Amanda was inducted into the VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour. For more information, please visit AmandaEarl.com or connect with Amanda on Twitter @KikiFolle.