Nikki Reimer (she/her) is a carbon-based life form who lives on the traditional territories of the people of the Treaty 7 region in Southern Alberta. She may or may not be undead. Reimer is the author of three books of poetry: My Heart is a Rose Manhattan,DOWNVERSEand [sic], which was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award in 2010. She also writes essays and criticism, yells on the internet, and makes digital art. Creative and non-fiction work has appeared on stages, billboards, public art exhibits, pop-up bistro menus, and in various magazines, journals and anthologies. Visit reimerwrites.com.