Daniela Elza is a free-range poet, and a non-medicated scholar of the poetic consciousness. She has released more than a 150 poems into the wor(l)d in over 50 literary and peer-review publications. Her inte.rests lie in the gaps, rubs, and b.ridges between poetry, language, and philosophy, in the inter.action of word and world. Daniela is currently working on her doctorate dissertation in Philosophy of Education at SFU. Her first full length poetry manuscript is forthcoming with Mother Tongue Publishing (Spring, 2012).