2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Joanne Leow

(British Columbia/Singapore)

JOANNE LEOW grew up in Singapore and lives as an uninvited guest on the unceded territories of the Coast Salish peoples, including the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish), səlilwətaɬ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and Kwikwetlem First Nations. She is an Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University. Her creative work and research lie at the intersections of the environmental humanities, transnational and diasporic cultural production, intimacies, autotheory, and decoloniality. Her writing has been published in BrickCatapultEvergreen ReviewThe GooseIsleThe KindlingThe Town Crier, and Ricepaper MagazineSeas Move Away is her debut collection of poetry.

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