Jónína Kirton

Jónína Kirton

British Columbia

Jónína Kirton is a Métis/Icelandic poet, author and facilitator. She is involved with the Aboriginal Writers Collective – West Coast and coordinated the first National Indigenous Writers Conference in Vancouver. Her work has been featured in anthologies and literary journals, including Ricepaper’s Asian & Aboriginal issue and Toronto Quarterly. She is a member of the Simon Fraser University’s Writer’s Studio Advisory Board and is a liaison for its Indigenous Advisory Board. Kirton is also a member of Room magazine’s editorial board. Her second poetry collection, An Honest Woman, challenges the norms of femininity and sexuality as a mixed-race woman.

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