BRENDA CLEWS is an African-Canadian poet, artist, videopoet and editor. She has a chapbook, ‘the luminist poems’ (LyricalMyrical Press, 2013), a full-length poetry collection, Tidal Fury (Guernica Editions, 2016) and a forthcoming novella, Fugue in Green (Quattro Books, 2017). She has had a number of solo art and group shows. Her artwork has appeared in books and as journal covers. Her poetry has been published in numerous print and on-line journals. She hosts Poetry & Music Salons in Toronto.