Shirley Camia is a Filipina-Canadian poet.

She is the author of three collections of poetry: Children Shouldn’t Use Knives (At Bay Press, 2017), The Significance of Moths (Turnstone Press, 2015) and Calliope (Libros Libertad, 2011).

Her work has been featured in North American publications such as The New Quarterly, TAYO and the Winnipeg Free Press, and is forthcoming in CV2 and the anthology, My Lot is a Sky, from Math Paper Press in Singapore.

Born in Winnipeg, Shirley has lived across Canada, the Philippines, Japan and Kenya. She is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.