Carey Toane is a journalist and poet. Her poems and translations have appeared in Canadian journals, chapbooks, and anthologies. She is the co-founder of the mechanical journal Toronto Poetry Vendors and the original host of Toronto reading series Pivot at the Press Club. Originally from Alberta, she has also lived in Finland, the Middle East and New York City. She is currently studying library science at the University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario. The Crystal Palace is her first book.