Natalie Helberg lives in Toronto where she is currently pursuing a PhD in Philosophy while attempting to rework a hybrid novel. She completed an MFA in Creative Writing in 2013. Recent work has appeared in Canadian Literature and on Influency.ca. Some of her earlier work appeared in Exile, The Fiddlehead, and Spire. Years ago, she was a chapbook editor for The Olive Reading Series in Edmonton. She currently writes reviews and essays, and occasionally conducts interviews, for Numéro Cinq Magazine. Helberg is the winner of The Capitano Review’s Fifth Annual Robin Blaser Award.