Carolyn Smart has published six collections of poetry including Careen (Brick Books, September 2015), and Hooked - Seven Poems (Brick Books, 2009). An excerpt from her memoir At the End of the Day (Penumbra Press, 2001) won first prize in the 1993 CBC Literary Contest. She founded the Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, is poetry editor for the MacLennan Series of McGill-Queen’s Press, and since 1989 has taught Creative Writing at Queen's University.