Elee Kraljii Gardiner

Elee Kraljii Gardiner is the author of the book of poems serpentine loop (Anvil Press, 2016), nominated for the 2017 Raymond Souster Award. She is the co-editor with John Asfour of V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012), a City of Vancouver Book Award finalist and the founder of Thursdays Writing Collective as well as the editor and publisher of eight of its anthologies. Her chapbook Trauma Head (Otter Press, 2017) was shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award and is a precursor to a second book of poetry by the same name (Trauma Head, Anvil Press, Nov 2018), which was shortlisted for the Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.