Jennifer Pederson is an Ottawa poet, musician, and grandmother. Formerly the director of the Sawdust Reading Series, her poetry has appeared in the anthology the bird philomela (battleaxe press), in in/words magazine, and in a variety of other publications as well as online at and Her work as a session vocalist and commercial composer has been featured internationally from Ottawa to Dubai. Her sophomore album is currently in production, as is a chapbook (endlessly).