Annik Adey-Babinski grew up in Ottawa, Canada and moved to Miami in 2012 to enter the MFA program in poetry at Florida International University, where she was a John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Fellow until she graduated in 2015. Her poems have appeared in Hobart, Salamander, Sink Review, Prelude, Cosmonaut’s Avenue, and Best New Poets 2014 (ed. by Dorianne Laux). She was also published in the Jai Alai Books anthology, Eight Miami Poets. She is currently an assistant editor at a trade journal in Miami, Fl., and runs Lady Crush, a friend-matching service for women in South Florida.