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Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Past Contributor to CV2

Mar 5, 2019

Shazia Hafiz Ramji—whose first professional publication was in CV2's Summer 2012 issue—recently published her debut book of poetry, Port of Being. She is also Open Book's writer in residence for the month of March!

Take a peek at Open Book's website for an interview with Shazia about her experience as an emerging poet.

Shazia Hafiz Ramji’s first book, Port of Being (Invisible Publishing), received the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and was chosen by CBC as one of the best Canadian poetry books of 2018. Her fiction and criticism have appeared in The Humber Literary Review and Quill & Quire, respectively. She will be a writer in residence with Open Book in March 2019. She lives on unceded Coast Salish land (Vancouver) where she began the Intersections Reading Group and where she works as a publishing consultant and editor for various presses across Canada.