Conyer Clayton is an award-winning writer, editor, musician, and arts educator living on unceded Algonquin Anishinaabe land. Her multi-genre work often explores grief, disability, the climate crisis, and gendered violence through a surrealist and eco-poetic lens. She is the author of But the sun, and the ships, and the fish, and the waves. (A Feed Dog Book by Anvil Press, 2022), We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite (Guernica Editions, 2020, Winner of the Ottawa Book Award), and many chapbooks. Her collaborative chapbook with Manahil Bandukwala was shortlisted for the 2021 bpNichol Chapbook Award, and she is the winner of the 2019 Robin Blaser Poetry Prize and the 2017 Diana Brebner Prize. She is the social media coordinator for Canthius, an editorial member of Augur, and a member of VII; an Ottawa-based poetry collective.