Natalya Anderson is a writer and former ballet dancer from Toronto, Canada. She completed a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, England.
Natalya won the 2017 Moth Poetry Prize for her poem, ‘A Gun in the House’, and the 2014 Bridport Prize for her poem, ‘Clear Recent History’. Her poetry and feature writing has appeared in The Financial Post, The Globe and Mail, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Poetry Review, Poetry London, and other fine publications.
Natalya is the founder and curator of The Poetry Extension. She is married to a very tall Irish man, and they have a 10-year-old son.