Bernadette Dyer is a Jamaican Canadian who is a poet, playwright, fiction writer, artist, and storyteller. Her work has appeared in the Toronto Review, Diva, Zygote, Wasafiri, Jones Ave., Imelod, paperplates, and Revue Noire. Robert, her monologue for black actors, is included in the Playwrights Union of Canada's Tellin' It Like It Is. Her fiction has been anthologized in Dreams and Visions and Next Teller. She lives and works in Toronto.