Wendy Morton believes that poetry is the shortest distance between hearts. She has published five books of poetry, and a memoir, Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, in which her adventures as a corporate sponsored poet are revealed. Her latest book of poetry, What Were Their Dreams, is a book of photo-poems of Canada's history. She is the founder of Canada's Random Acts of Poetry, now in its seventh year, and is the recipient of the 2010 Spirit Bear Award and the Golden Beret Award. For her day job, she has been an insurance investigator for the last 28 years. She lives in Sooke, BC and is a raven watcher. In 2011, she was made an Honorary Citizen of Victoria.