L.E. Vollick was born in Parry Sound, Ontario, and lived in Edmonton before relocating to Toronto and Montreal. She received a B.A. in creative writing and women’s studies from York University, and an M.A. in the creative writing stream of English at Concordia University. Vollick has published poetry and fiction in The WIER Tap Anthology, dig: a journal for poetry, Existere Magazine, and The Headlight Anthology. She was awarded first prize in the 1997 Robbie Burns Poetry Contest out of York University. She works as a Communications Officer in the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto.