Eve Joseph grew up in North Vancouver. Her first book of poetry, The Startled Heart, was published by Oolichan Press in 2004 and nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Award. Her second book, The Secret Signature of Things, came out with Brick Books in the spring of 2010. She recently received the 2010 P. K. Page Founder's Award for poetry and was short-listed for the 2009 CBC Literary Awards in the creative nonfiction category.
"Yellow Taxi" is a runner-up for the Creative Nonfiction Best Essay Award, chosen by the editors of Creative Nonfiction.