Former poetry and reviews editor for PRISM International, Irani-Indian poet Shazia Hafiz Ramji of Vancouver will launch her debut title, Port of Being (Invisible $16.95) with appearances at the Vancouver Writers Festival and the Surrey International Writers' Conference. Its content examines migration, immigration, technology and B.C.'s urban housing crisis.Her first chapbook is Prosopopoeia (Anstruther Press, 2017). She has received the 2017 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and was a finalist for the 2016 National Magazine Awards. Currently she's an editor for CWILA [Canadian Women in the Literary Arts], a national literary organization. 978-1-988784120

[BCBW 2018]