Her first published poem was "Rainbird in the Annex" printed in the 2001 Fireweed Millennium Double Issue. (In 2006, the Toronto Transit Commission selected the same poem to use in their Poetry on the Way series.)
Her poetry has since appeared in magazines that include the Literary Review of Canada, Toronto Review of Contemporary Writing Abroad, Canadian Woman Studies/les cahiers de la femme, Lichen, Black Bear Review, Rampike, and 13th Moon. Her prose has appeared in the Literary Review and the National Post. Some of her work was also selected to be performed at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa for International Women's Day, and printed in the accompanying A Celebration of Women in the Artschapbook.
Di Nardo is concerned about animal rights and welfare, and is a member of the SPCA and PETA. Her favorite writers are Gwendolyn MacEwen and Alice Munro.
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