Roo Borson is the author of fifteen books, comprising poetry, essays, and collaborative works, including Rain;road; an open boat and Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida, winner of the Governor General's Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Griffin Poetry Prize. Her newest books are Box Kite: Prose Poems, written collaboratively with Kim Maltman under the pen name Baziju and published by House of Anansi in 2016, and Cardinal in the Eastern White Cedar, published by McClelland & Stewart in 2017. She lives in Toronto with poet and physicist Kim Maltman.