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Domenica Martinello is a writer from Montréal, Quebec and holds an MFA from the Iowa Writers' Workshop, where she was the recipient of the Deena Davidson Friedman Prize for Poetry. In 2017 she was a finalist for the Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and the winner of carte blanche’s 3Macs Prize for a genre-bending work of literary criticism on Elena Ferrante. Recent poems, reviews, and essays have appeared in The Columbia Review, Poetry Northwest, The Montreal Review of Books, Canadian Notes & Queries, The Globe & Mail, THIS Magazine, PRISM International, Lemon Hound, and elsewhere. Most recently, her poem “Just Desserts” placed on the longlist for CV2’s 2018 Young Buck Poetry Prize. All Day I Dream About Sirens (2019) is her first book.