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Sadiqa de Meijer

Photo: Cat London 2019

Sadiqa de Meijer's poetry, essays and short stories have been published in Brick, Poetry Magazine, the Walrus, TNQ, and other journals, as well as in several anthologies, including The Next Wave (Palimpsest Press), Villanelles (Everyman's Library), and How To Expect What You're Not Expecting (Touchwood Editions). Her first book of poems, Leaving Howe Island (Oolichan Books), was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award and the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Her poetry has been awarded Arc's Poem of the Year Prize, the CBC Poetry Prize, and This Magazine's Great Canadian Literary Hunt. Themes in her writing include landscape, migration, identity, racialization, motherhood and medicine. 

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Leaving Howe Island. Oolichan, 2013
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