Erinn Beth Langille is a Nova Scotia-born writer, poet, editor, critic and arts administrator. She has degrees from Dalhousie University, the University of Essex, and two from NSCAD. A past participant of several residency programs, she is co-founder and creative director of The Lemon Tree House Residency in Tuscany, Italy. She often writes about literature, art, food, women's issues and ecology, and has published poetry, articles and fiction in national magazines, journals and online. Her ekphrasis poem "Take Away The Bells", a commission by the artist William Robinson, was cast as a bronze plaque and displayed at the National Gallery of Canada from October 2016 to February 2017. Currently, she is a MFA Fiction candidate at the University of New Orleans Creative Writing Workshop, and lives in New Orleans.