Carla Drysdale’s first book of poems, Little Venus, was published by Toronto’s Tightrope Books in 2010. Her poems have been published in such literary journals as PRISM International , Wolf Willow, The Same, LIT, the Literary Review of Canada, Canadian Literature, The Fiddlehead, Global City Review, Confrontation, Come Horses, 97 Inc. and in the anthology, Entering the Real World: VCCA Poets on Mt. San Angelo. She is currently completing her second manuscript of poems, All Born Perfect. She recently won the Earle Birney Poetry Prize for her poem “Inheritance,” awarded by PRISM International.