Elee Kraljii Gardiner

British Columbia

Elee Kraljii Gardiner is the author of the book of poems serpentine loop (Anvil Press, 2016), and is co-editor with John Asfour of V6A: Writing from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012). She is the founder and creative mentor of Thursdays Writing Collective as well as the editor and publisher of eight of its anthologies. Her second book of poetry, Trauma Head (Anvil Press, spring 2018), was shortlisted for the Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.