Charmaine Cadeau’s first book of poems, What you used to wear, was published by Goose Lane Editions in 2005. She took Second Prize in the 2009 gritLIT Poetry Competition for Dog star and Argo. Her work has also appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Malahat Review, Smartish Pace, and Poetry on the Way (Toronto). In 2007, she attended a residency at Banff Centre for the Arts to work on her second book. Currently, she is completing her PhD in contemporary poetry.