Anna Yin is the Inaugural Poet Laureate of Mississauga (2015-2017) and Ontario representative for the League of Canadian Poets. A finalist for Canada’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Award in 2011 and in 2012, Anna has authored five poetry books, including Wings Toward Sunlight (2011) and Inhaling the Silence (2013). Her poems and translations have appeared in the New York Times and CBC Radio. She was born in China and immigrated to Canada in 1999, and she now lives and works in Mississauga, Ontario. Her “Poetry Alive” programs are welcomed at schools, colleges and libraries, especially for the Poets in Schools Program.