S173. Virtual Pathways: Publishing, Editing, and Writing Millennial Fiction & Poetics
Saturday, March 30, 2019
10:30 am to 11:45 am
Shazia Hafiz Ramji is a poet, writer, editor, and MFA candidate at the University of British Columbia. She is the recipient of the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and a finalist for the National Magazine Awards. Her first book of poetry, Port of Being, is forthcoming.
Ashley Opheim is the founder and managing editor of Metatron Press and the author of two poetry collections: Ambient Technology and I Am Here. She was also the scriptwriter for Museum of Symmetry, a virtual reality experience, which was produced by the National Film Board.
Jasper Avery is a poet and MFA candidate at Temple University. Her first full length collection, number one earth, is the winner of the 2017 Metatron Prize and is forthcoming. Her work has also been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and longlisted for the Thomas Morton Memorial Prize.
Leigh Nash is the publisher of Invisible Publishing, and co-curator of The Emergency Response Unit, a chapbook press. She is a graduate of the MFA program at the University of Guelph, and she the author of the poetry collection Goodbye, Ukulele.
Amanda Ghazale Aziz