Categories: 2020-, Diaspora, Emerging Authors, LGBTQ+ Authors, Poetry, War and Conflict, Women Authors
From: Moldovan Hotel
You Are My Hiding Place – Return and Revive Us – Aquila – Census – Moldovan Hotel – Brief Conversation with Dybbuk, Strada Alexandru cel Bun – Every Name Means Across the River – Guilt – City of New Beginnings
Leah Horlick grew up as a settler on Treaty Six Cree territory and the homelands of the Métis in Saskatchewan. Her first collection of poetry, Riot Lung (Thistledown Press, 2012) was shortlisted for both a ReLit Award and a Saskatchewan Book Award. In 2016 she won the Dayne Ogilvie Prize, Canada’s only award for LGBT emerging writers. That same year, her second collection, For Your Own Good (Caitlin Press, 2015), was named Stonewall Honor Title by the American Library Association. In 2018, her piece “You Are My Hiding Place” was named Poem of the Year by ARC Poetry Magazine and shortlisted for inclusion in the 44th Pushcart Prize by the Pushcart Board of Editors. She lives in Calgary.