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Lily Gontard

Photo: Alistair Maitland 2016

Lily Gontard is a writer living in Whitehorse, Yukon, Canada. Her fiction, poetry and non-fiction have appeared in magazines such as Geist, The Puritan Magazine, Cirque, and The New Quarterly. Her first non-fiction book Beyond Mile Zero (spring 2017 Lost Moose / Harbour Publishing) is a collaboration with photographer Mark Kelly which explores the vanishing Alaska Highway lodge community.

Lily is a regular contributor to the “Endnotes” review section of Geist magazine. Throughout her career in publishing she worked as a self-employed editor and designer, as well as in different roles for several magazines, including the Malahat Review, Geist, and She was the founding editor of Yukon, North of Ordinary magazine and of the now-defunct circumpolar art and culture magazine

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Beyond Mile Zero: The Vanishing Alaska Highway Lodge Community. Lost Moose / Harbour Publishing, 2017
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