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Leah Horlick

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Leah Horlick is a writer and poet from Saskatoon, SK. Her first collection of poetry, Riot Lung (Thistledown Press, 2012) was shortlisted for a 2013 ReLit Award and a Saskatchewan Book Award. Her second collection, For Your Own Good (Caitlin Press, 2015), was named a 2016 Stonewall Honor Book by the American Library Association. She lives on Unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver, where she and her dear friend Esther McPhee co-curate REVERB, a queer and anti-oppressive reading series. She was recently awarded the 2016 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers. 

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For Your Own Good. Caitlin Press, 2015
Riot Lung. Thistledown Press, 2012
wreckoning. JackPine Press, 2010


Short Grain Award for GRAIN Magazine, 2008
Dayne Ogilvie Prize for Emerging LGBT Writers, 2016
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