Victoria Gravesande is a second year Journalism student at Carleton university. The nineteen-year old poet was raised in Kitchener, Ontario and moved to Ottawa for school in 2016. Gravesande is half Filipino, half Guyanese and fully Canadian. Having started reading at 3-years old, Gravesande has always been inspired by literature and writing. She started writing poetry in high school and has since continued to expand her love for creativity and words.