K. I. Press grew up in Edmonton and in the Peace River country of northern Alberta. Her previous collections have been shortlisted for the Pat Lowther and ReLit Awards. Exquisite Monsters is Karen's fourth collection of poetry. She now lives in Winnipeg.
Turnstone Press acknowledges the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Manitoba Arts Council, the Government of Canada, and the Province of Manitoba through Manitoba Sport, Culture and Heritage.