Ruby Irene Pratka is a freelance wordsmith based in Montreal... for now. She speaks English, French, Russian, and some Haitian Creole. Her work has taken her around her adoptive province of Quebec as well as to more than 30 countries. Her work has appeared in Vice, Huffington Post, Xtra, Life in Québec Magazine, and Ricochet as well as in smaller community and trade publications. She also does translation, editing, and research for TV and film projects. She loves languages, folk music, cooking, and the learning opportunities that each day brings.