Alexa Batitis is a second-generation Filipino Canadian writer living in Ottawa, Ontario, where she was born and raised. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English Literature from Carleton University and a Diploma in Professional Writing from Algonquin College. Alexa's published works include poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. She is a proud federal public servant and amateur astrologer, and hopes to visit the Philippines one day. She lives with her husband, Shane, and their two cats, Kiwi and Kochi.