Short Bio

Elee Kraljii Gardiner is the author of the book of poems serpentine loop (Anvil Press, 2016), nominated for the 2017 Raymound Souster Award. She is the co-editor with John Asfour of V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012) and founder of Thursdays Writing Collective as well as the editor and publisher of eight of its anthologies. Her second book of poems, Tunica Intima (forthcoming 2018), has already been shortlisted for the Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.

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