About The Author

Gwen Benaway

GWEN BENAWAY is the author of various poetry collections, including day/break and Holy Wild, winner of the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry, and which was also a finalist for various awards such as the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Poetry. She has been a finalist for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Writers from the Writers’ Trust of Canada, and her personal essay, “A Body Like a Home,” was the Gold Prize Winner for the National Magazine Awards in Personal Journalism. She lives in Toronto, Ontario, and is a Ph.D. student at the University of Toronto in the Women and Gender Studies Institute.

Books by Gwen Benaway