Hayley Bernier (she/her) is from Richmond, Quebec, and is currently based there again. She spent several years living in Scotland, including the year she was there earning her MSc in Creative Writing at the University of Edinburgh (Class of 2020). She is currently working on completing a poetry manuscript she started during her Master's, and she was chosen as Richmond-Cleveland's Community Artist-in-Residence for 2022. In addition to this, Hayley has been selected as a new teaching Artist in ELAN's ArtistsInspire Grants project. Hayley's work has been published in three anthologies: From Arthur's Seat: Volume 5; Together: An anthology from the COVID-19 pandemic; Hillfire Anthology: Volume 1. Hayley's work has also been published on a number of online platforms, including the University of Edinburgh's Writing Prizes blog page.