Anna Yin is Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate and the Ontario representative to the League of Canadian Poets. She has six poetry books, the latest entitled . She has won the 2005 Ted Plantos Memorial Award, two MARTY Awards and the 2013 Professional Achievement Award from CPAC, as well as two scholarships for West Chester Poetry Conference (2016/2017). Anna was a finalist for Canada’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Award in 2011 and in 2012. She teaches Poetry Alive at schools, colleges and libraries.