Larissa Andrusyshyn completed an MA in English and creative writing at Concordia University. Her first poetry collection Mammoth (DC Books 2010) was longlisted for the ReLit award, and shortlisted for the QWF first book prize and the Kobzar literary award. Her second poetry collection Proof (DC Books) was published in 2014. Her poems have been a finalist for Arc Magazine’s Poem-of-the-Year, the CBC Poetry Prize and the 3 Macs carte blanche Prize. She facilitates creative writing workshops in Montreal and is currently working on a new poetry manuscript and her first novel.