Sonia Di Placido is a poet, playwright, actor, and artist taking long strides in the attempt to complete an MFA in Creative Writing with the Optional Residency Program, University of British Columbia. Her most recent poetry book, Exaltation in Cadmium Red, was released by Guernica Editions in Fall of 2012. She has published two chapbooks: Vulva Magic (Lyrical Myricle Press) and Forest Primitive (Aeolus House Press). She has published poems, articles, profiles, and creative non-fiction in various anthologies, literary journals, and online or print magazines such as The Toronto Quarterly’s blog and Carousel Magazine. A graduate of the Ryerson Theatre School and a Humanities Hons. Major from York University. Sonia is a member of the League of Canadian Poets and Canadian Women in Literary Arts.