Jessica Moore an author and literary translator. Her first book, Everything, now (Brick Books, 2012), is a love letter to the dead, and a conversation with her translation of Turkana Boy (TalonBooks, 2012) by Jean-François Beauchemin, for which she won a PEN America Translation award. Mend the Living, her translation of the novel by Maylis de Kerangal, was nominated for the 2016 International Man Booker. The Whole Singing Ocean (Nightwood Editions, 2020) blends long poem, investigation, sailor slang and ecological grief, and was longlisted for the League of Canadian Poets’ Raymond Souster Award. She lives in Toronto.