Elee Kraljii Gardiner is the author of serpentine loop (Anvil Press, 2016), the forthcoming Trauma Head (Anvil Press, 2018), Trauma Head: the chapbook (Otter Press, 2017) and editor of the forthcoming Against Death: 35 Essays on Living (Anvil Press, 2019) as well as V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012). 
Her work has been nominated for the bpNichol Chapbook Award, Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, Raymond Souster Award, Far Horizons Poetry Award, City of Vancouver Book Award, and she is the recipient of the Lina Chartrand Award for Social Justice in Poetry and the Pandora’s Box BC Mentor Award.



My name is pronounced “elly kral-jee gardner”. Here’s an audio clip: