Liz Howard, a native varietal of northern Ontario, has taken root in Toronto where she engages in cognition research and poetics. She is a member of the Influency Salon editorial group and co-cultivates the AvantGarden reading series. Her work has appeared in ditch, Matrix, Misunderstandings Magazine, and is forthcoming in The Capilano Review. Skullambient, her first chapbook, was published by Ferno House Press in 2011. In 2009 she was shortlisted for the LitPop Award for poetry.