Categories: 2010-2019, BIPOC Authors, Canadian Identity, Identity, Indigenous Authors, LGBTQ+ Authors, Post-Colonialism, Resistance and Advocacy, Scholarly Essay, Social Justice Literature
The author discusses her poem "small birds" in context of the UBCAccountable open letter.
KIM GOLDBERG is the author of seven books of poetry and non-fiction. She is a winner of the Rannu Fund Poetry Prize for Speculative Literature, the Goodwin’s Award for Excellence in Alternative Journalism, and other distinctions. Her first poetry collection, Ride Backwards on Dragon (Leaf Press, 2007), was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Her second collection, Red Zone (Pig Squash Press, 2009), about urban homelessness, has been taught in university literature courses. In 2016 she released Undetectable (Pig Squash Press), her haibun journey through a lifetime of hepatitis C and virus as metaphor for colonialism and eco-destruction. Kim lives Nanaimo, BC. Website: pigsquash.wordpress.com/ Twitter: @KimPigSquash