Laurie Koensgen’s poetry has appeared in journals, anthologies and online magazines across North America and in the UK. She was shortlisted for The Malahat Review’s Far Horizons Award for Poetry 2018, and received Honourable Mentions in Arc’s Diana Brebner Prize 2018 and The New Quarterly’s Occasional Verse Contest 2019. Her poem “Gravities” was featured in the League of Canadian Poets’ 2021 Poetry Month celebrations. Laurie is a founding member of the Ruby Tuesday Writing Group. Her latest chapbook, Blue Moon / Orange Begonias, is with Rose Garden Press.