Dear Current Occupant: Part Two

From: Dear Current Occupant


She’s at the recovery house for the third time –Apartment on Clark Drive above the Convenience store — For Uncle Eugene — Owl House Women and Children’s Shelter — The room in the attic of the oldest place we’ve stayed — Pink building, Broadway and 12th —

House with the attic apartment where kittens disappear — Neighbour, this is for your daughter — One-room apartment above the grocery store — Third-floor corner unit apartment, East Broadway — House where I accidentally dyed my hair blond — Of every yard I didn’t have



Chelene Knight

Chelene Knight was born in Vancouver, and is currently the Managing Editor of Room Magazine. A graduate of The Writers’ Studio at SFU, Chelene has been published in various Canadian and American literary magazines. Her debut book, Braided Skin, was published in 2015. Dear Current Occupant is her second book. Chelene is also working on a historical novel set in the 1930s and 40s in Vancouver’s Hogan’s Alley.