ADRIENNE DROBNIES is a Vancouver poet and scientist. Her poems have appeared in literary journals including The Antigonish Review, Event, Riddle Fence, The Toronto Quarterly and The Maynard. One of her poems was selected for BC Poetry in Transit. Her long poem “Randonnées” won the Gwendolyn MacEwen Award for Best Suite of Poems and was a finalist for the CBC literary award. Her debut poetry collection Salt and Ashes was on the longlist for the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry and won the 2020 Fred Kerner Book Award from the Canadian Authors Association.