Rosemary Blake's poems have appeared in numerous literary magazines and journals as wells a number of anthologies. Her chapbook, Aventine, was published in 2003 and she has been a featured reader at the Art Bar poetry series. As well as writing poetry, she has contributed columns on poetry appreciation to the art magazine Surface and Symbol, and leads a literary seminar for adults. Originally from Australia, she has lived in Canada since 1978 and is a citizen of both counties. She now lives in Toronto.