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Jordan
Abel

Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer from British Columbia. He is the author of Injun, which won the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2017. Abel’s other publications include Un/inhabited, and The Place of Scraps which won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. His creative work has been anthologized in Best Canadian PoetryThe Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation, and The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century. Currently, Abel is pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser University where his research concentrates on the intersection between digital humanities and Indigenous literary studies.