Mark Abley's book of new and selected poems, "The Tongues of Earth," will be published in April by Coteau Books.
Rukhsana was born in Lahore, Pakistan and emigrated to Canada at the age of three. She began writing for community magazines and went on to write for Adam's World children's videos. Rukhsana is a member of CANSCAIP, SCBWI and the Storytellers School of Toronto. She lives in Toronto with her husband and has four children and a grandaughter.