Joelle Kidd is a fiction writer, award-winning journalist and editor living in a book-filled basement in Toronto, Ontario. A former magazine editor, Joelle has worked in staff writer and freelance positions at local and national publications. She has covered a broad range of topics in her writing: food, culture, religion and spirituality, the arts, and more.

Her short fiction has been published in outlets including THIS Magazine, Prairie Fire, Living Hyphen and Feels Zine. Through her creative writing, she explores themes of time, empathy, generational knowledge, women’s labour and family. She is currently writing her first novel.

Joelle is flash fiction/non-fiction editor at Cypress: A Literary Magazine. She holds a bachelor of arts in English literature and is a student of Ryerson University’s publishing program. An experienced editor, she is able to gently and thoughtfully guide large projects through the editing process while still catching every stray dangling modifier. If you are interested in editing services, you can read more here.