Jannie Edwards was born in South Africa and now lives and writes in Edmonton, Alberta. Her second book of poetry, Blood Opera: The Raven Tango Poems, was a collaboration with visual artist Paul Saturley and was adapted for the stage by Edmonton’s Theatre Prospero. Her videopoem, Engrams: Reach and Seize Memory, is a collaborative work inspired by the installation tryptych of Edmonton artist Darci Mallon. The work features Edwards’ poetry translated into American Sign Language and performed by Deaf actor and translator Linda Cundy. Jannie Edwards’ website ishttp://www.jannieedwards.ca.