is an award-winning writer, performer, and funnyman from Toronto. Her writing has appeared in dozens of literary magazines including The Malahat Review, Cosmonauts Avenue, CV2, ARC Poetry Magazine, Poetry is Dead, EVENT, PULP Literature, Geist and more. Kirsh has worked as an organizer for several arts festivals and has served as an arts educator for a decade. She is an MFA candidate at the University of British Columbia. Her greatest accomplishment to date is that one time she painted her nails without getting the polish everywhere.