Jo-Anne is a writer, poet, and educator from Toronto, Canada. Jo-Anne has been writing poetry since the age of 12. Aside from writing poetry, Jo-Anne has worked alongside creative communities within the Greater Toronto Area. She has led creative writing workshops for York University and for the Boys and Girls Clubs of Canada.
For several years, Jo-Anne dedicated her time to building platforms for young creatives to express themselves. By doing this, Jo-Anne discovered a passion in educating youth on utilizing the power of the written and spoken word. Her aim is to share her most authentic and transparent stories to inspire others to do the same.