PJ Thomas grew up on Lake Ontario. She writes about the natural beauty of this area, as well as Peterborough County where she now makes her home. Thomas was a newspaper editor and arts administrator before she turned to write novels and now, poetry. Her first book of poems, Undertow, was launched in October 2020. Thomas's work will be included in 4th Line Theatre's 2021 Digital Festival of Light and Dark, and is featured on the critically-acclaimed new album, Solar Powered Too, by Rick Fines. Her poetry was also performed in 2019 in the dance production, The Clarity of Brightness.