Doris Fiszer is an Ottawa poet. Her poems have appeared in a variety of publications and anthologies including Bywords Quarterly Journal, bywords.ca, Motherhood in Precarious Times, Demeter Press, PoetrySuperHighway.com and upcoming in Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st century, Lummox Press. Her chapbook, The Binders, was the 2016 winner of Tree Press’s chapbook contest. Her chapbook, The Binders was also shortlisted for the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award. “Zen Garden,” was the 2017 winner of the John Newlove Poetry Award.