About the Author

Ilona Martonfi


Born in Budapest, Ilona Martonfi is a Montreal poet, editor, and creative writing teacher. She is the author of two poetry books, Blue Poppy (2009) and Black Grass (2012), and two chapbooks, Visiting the Ridge (2004) and Charivari (2013.) Her work has published widely in numerous journals across North America and abroad. Recently, her poem "Winter on Pine Avenue" was nominated for the 2014 Pushcart Prize.