Abria Mattina works as Production Manager for the Ottawa Arts Review, an eclectic literary journal that accepts poetry, prose and short stories, visual art and photography, comics, drama, and occasionally serial novels. Her work has appeared in Ottawa’s The Fulcrum and Canculture Magazine. Her poem “Circus” was published in volume 5.2 of the Ottawa Arts Review.
Abria holds a Certificate in Publishing from the New York University Summer Publishing Institute and a degree in English Literature and Psychology from the University of Ottawa. When she isn’t writing she enjoys travelling, eclectic books, blogging, and baking. She lives with her fiance, Daniel.
Her debut novel, Wake, is about the struggle to redefine life after experiencing cancer and caring for an ill loved one.
Author image © Melina Fachin, 2011.