Onjana Yawnghwe was born in Thailand but is from the Shan people in Burma (Myanmar). She grew up in Vancouver and received an MA in English from UBC. Her poems have been featured in numerous anthologies and journals, including THE BEST CANADIAN POETRY IN ENGLISH 2011, 4 POETS, CV2, ROOM, and THE NEW QUARTERLY. Her first poetry book, FRAGMENTS, DESIRE, was published by Oolichan Books in 2017. More about her work can be found at www.onjana.com.