Kelly Norah Drukker is a writer and doctoral candidate in Concordia University’s Humanities PhD program. As a research-creation scholar working at the intersection of creative writing, oral history, family history, and memory studies, she has presented her projects at Concordia University, Rutgers University, the University of Ulster, the University of Jyväskylä, and Sydney Catholic University. Kelly’s first collection of poems, Small Fires, was awarded the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry and the Concordia University First Book Prize, and was a finalist for the Grand prix du livre de Montréal (2016). Her poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared in journals in Canada, Ireland, New Zealand, and Australia. Petits feux, the French-language translation of Small Fires by Lori Saint-Martin and Paul Gagné, was published by Le lézard amoureux in 2018. As a doctoral student, Kelly has been the recipient of a Faculty of Arts and Science Graduate Fellowship, a Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Doctoral Scholarship, a United Irish Societies of Montreal Scholarship, a School of Canadian Irish Studies Bursary, and a Fr. Thomas Daniel McEntee Graduate Scholarship. She continues to live, work, study, and write in Montreal.