Recently a fellow at The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, Rachel Rose has won awards for her poetry, her fiction, and her non-fiction, including a 2014 and 2016 Pushcart Prize. She has published work in journals and anthologies in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand and Japan, including Poetry, The Malahat Review and The Best American Poetry. A chapbook, Thirteen Ways of Looking at CanLit, (BookThug) and her fourth poetry collection, Marry & Burn (Harbour) were both published in 2015. Her non-fiction book, The Dog Lover Unit: Lessons in Courage from the World’s K9 Cops was released from St. Martin’s Press in the fall of 2017. Rachel is the current Poet Laureate of Vancouver (2014–2017).