Sonja Skarstedt is a Canadian poet, short story, playwright writer, painter and illustrator. Born in Montreal, Quebec, she was the founder and former editor of the literary magazine Zymergy, 1987-1991, and founder of Empyreal Press, 1990. She graduated from McGill University with a BA in English Literature in 1982. She was married to the artist Geof Isherwood.
In 2008, Skarstedt discovered began the first of over thirty short film productions on YouTube's Skarwood Channel.
- Mythographies — 1990
- A Demolition Symphony — 1995
- Beautiful Chaos — 2000
- In the House of the Sun — 2005
- Saint Francis of Esplanade — 2001
- Eternal Conversations: Remembering Louis Dudek — 2003 (with Aileen Collins & Michael Gnarowski)