FIONA TINWEI LAM immigrated to Vancouver from Scotland at the age of four. She has authored Intimate Distances (Nightwood, 2002: City of Vancouver Book Prize Finalist), Enter the Chrysanthemum (Caitlin, 2009) and the children’s book, The Rainbow Rocket (Oolichan, 2013). She edited The Bright Well: Contemporary Canadian Poems on Facing Cancer (Leaf, 2011). Her poetry videos have been screened internationally. She teaches at Simon Fraser University’s Continuing Studies.