Montreal-based author Carolyn Marie Souaid is the author of seven poetry collections, most recently This World We Invented (Brick Books). She has performed at festivals and literary events in Europe, Canada and the U.S. and her work has been translated into French, Arabic, Spanish and Slovenian. Blood is Blood, a videopoem written and produced with Endre Farkas, won a top prize at the 2012 Zebra Poetry Film Festival in Berlin. Her debut novel, Yasmeen Haddad Loves Joanasi Maqaittik, set in Canada’s Far North, was published by Baraka Books last fall.