Madhur Anand’s debut collection of poems A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes (McClelland & Stewart, 2015) was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Recent poems have appeared in The Rusty Toque, The Walrus and Canadian Notes & Queries. Her short prose has appeared in Joyland, Brick magazine and The Puritan (winner of the 2017 Thomas Morton Memorial Prize in Literary Excellence in Fiction). Madhur was born in Thunder Bay and has lived in Toronto, Oakville, London, Trieste, Jerusalem, Zaltbommel, Albuquerque and Sudbury. She now lives and works in Guelph as a professor of ecology and sustainability. She has co-authored over 100 scientific articles and a book on Climate Change Biology.