Ashley Opheim is a 28-year-old Montreal-based poet, editor and publisher. She was born and
raised in the land of the living skies (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) to Spanish and Norwegian
parents. She completed her BA in Creative Writing at Concordia University in 2012. She is
the founder and managing editor of Metatron, a Montreal-based literary press, and works as
a freelance writer and editor.
Her work and the projects she has been involved in have been featured on and praised by the
likes of The New Yorker, The Guardian, The Huffington Post, CBC, DAZED, PAPERMAG,
Flavorwire & Fast Company. Her poetry and art have been anthologized in Canada, the United
States, Spain, Romania and Peru (forthcoming) and has been translated in various
languages. She has performed her poetry at festivals such as Camp Wavelength, No Exist No
Fest, Long Winter, La Festival de la Poesie, Gala de l'academie de la vie litteraire, Sappy
Fest and M for Montreal.
She is currently completing her first full-length collection of poetry, Ambient Technology and
the Iridescent Glitch, and writing for The Museum of Symmetry, a virtual reality game for The
National Film Board of Canada.