From Hunger Mountain Issue 24: Patterns, which you can purchase here.
Designed by Marielena Andre.
Gillian Jerome was born & raised in Ottawa, Ontario. She is the author of a collection of poetry, Red Nest, which won the ReLit Award for Poetry in 2010. She co-edited an oral history project called Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs from Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside which won the City of Vancouver Book Award in 2009. She has taught creative writing at Douglas College & various high schools in Vancouver through Poetry in Voice. She lives in Vancouver, BC, where she teaches literature at the University of British Columbia.