Katie Griffiths grew up in Ottawa, Canada, in a family originally from Northern Ireland. In 2019 she was awarded second prize in the National Poetry Competition, and was a winner in the Live Canon pamphlet competition with My Shrink is Pregnant. In 2016 she was published in Primers Volume One by Nine Arches Press. Her collection, The Attitudes, was published also by Nine Arches in April 2021. A member of three poetry groups (Malika’s Poetry Kitchen, Red Door Poets, and Octavo) she’s also singer-songwriter in the band A Woman in Goggles, which consists of five people who frequently choose not to wear goggles.