About the Author

Elee Kraljii Gardiner


Elee Kraljii Gardiner is the author of the book of poems&nbspserpentine loop&nbsp(Anvil Press, 2016), nominated for the 2017 Raymond Souster Award. She is the co-editor with John Asfour of&nbspV6A: Writing from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside&nbsp(Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012), a City of Vancouver Book Award finalist, and she is the founder of Thursdays Writing Collective as well as the editor and publisher of eight of its anthologies. Her chapbook&nbspTrauma Head (Otter Press, 2017) is a precursor to a second book of poetry by the same title (Anvil, fall 2018), which has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.