Oakville, Ontario Canada
Bio: Josie Di Sciascio-Andrews is a poet living in Oakville Ontario, Canada. She is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets and manager of the Oakville chapter of the Ontario Poetry Society. Her poem "Emerald City" was shortlisted for the Malahat Review Open Season Award. Her poem "The Red Accordion" was shortlisted for Descant's Winston Collins Best Canadian Poem Prize in 2013. Her work is showcased in Encompass, an anthology of verse published by The Ontario Poetry Society. Josie has five collections of poems: "The Whispers of Stones", "Sea Glass", "The Red Accordion", "Letters from the Singularity" and "A Jar of Fireflies". Her poems appear in many fine journals and anthologies among which: Descant, Leaf Press, University of Toronto, The Malahat Review, The Canada Literary Review and many others. Josie is working on compiling a third collection of writing for publication.