Shazia Hafiz Ramji is the author of Port of Being, a finalist for the 2019 Vancouver Book Award, 2019 BC Book Prizes (Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize), the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and winner of the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. Her poetry has recently appeared in Best Canadian Poetry 2019, THIS magazine, and is forthcoming in Gutter Magazine (UK) and Maisonneuve. Her poetry and nonfiction have been nominated for the 2020 Pushcart Prizes and her fiction has appeared in subTerrain and The Humber Literary Review. She is a columnist for OpenBook and is at work on a novel.
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