Halli Villegas is both a writer and a publisher. She has published two books of poetry, Red Promises (Guernica Editions, 2001) and In The Silence Absence Makes (Guernica Editions, 2004). Her chapbook, The Human Cannonball, appeared in October 2005 with Believe Your Own Press. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and papers throughout Canada. She has taught creative writing workshops in Canada and the United States. She is the publisher of Tightrope Books.