Ottawa-born and Costa Rica-based, Cara Waterfall’s poetry has been featured in Best Canadian Poetry, CV2, The Fiddlehead, SWWIM, The Night Heron Barks and more. She has won Room’s 2018 Short Forms contest, Room's 2020 Poetry Contest and PULPLit’s 2020 Editors’ Prize. In 2019, she was a finalist for Radar Poetry’s The Coniston Prize and shortlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize. Most recently, her manuscript was a finalist for the Animal Heart Press Poetry Chapbook contest. She has a diploma in Poetry & Lyric Discourse from The Writer’s Studio at SFU.