Aileen is a Certificate Student of the Creative Writing Program at the University of Toronto. She is currently working on a short story collection and querying for her
first novel. She has published short pieces for insauga.com and commuterlit.com. Her latest poem, “Fifteen,” has been shortlisted in Passion Poetry Magazine‘s Contributor’s Contest. She teaches high school in the Greater Toronto Area, has a B.Ed from OISE, BA from McMaster University and has taken both Creative Writing and Journalism courses at both Humber and Sheridan College. She lives in Mississauga with her two adorable children and a wonderfully supportive spouse.