Rhonda Douglas is the author of Some Days I Think I Know Things: The Cassandra Poems, (Signature Editions, 2008) and Welcome to the Circus: Stories  (Freehand Books, 2015). Her writing has been published across Canada and has won awards from The Malahat Review, Arc Poetry Magazine, Prairie Fire and Room Magazine. In 2013, Apt.9 Press in Ottawa also published a chapbook of poems called How to Love a Lonely Man.

Rhonda has received a Masters degree in Management from McGill University, and a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Colombia. She is also an alumna of the Humber School for Writers, and the Banff Writing Studio. Originally from Newfoundland, Ottawa is now her home-base.

Rhonda has been on the Editorial Board of Arc Poetry Magazine since 2007. She is currently the Poetry Editor for Arc Poetry Magazine.

In addition to her writing. Rhonda also works full-time in the international development arena. (

Rhonda is on Twitter as @shallicompare —