Em Dial, writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House

Current Writer-in-Residence:
Em Dial

Em Dial is a queer, triracial, chronically ill poet and educator born and raised in the Bay Area of California. A 2022 Kundiman Fellow and recipient of the 2020 PEN Canada New Voices Award and the 2019 Mary C. Mohr Poetry Award, their work also appears in or is forthcoming from Literary Review of Canada, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Crab Fat Magazine, Sonora Review, and elsewhere.

Em Dial is writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in September 2021. Their work while living at the house will be to research, write, and edit work for their debut poetry manuscript, entitled, Triangulation.

Em Dial will read from their work as part of Poetry Night on Thursday, September 16, 7 to 9pm, with local poets Danny Peart, Kevin Spenst, Rob Taylor, and others. This event is presented in partnership with PEN Canada.

Current Writer-in-Residence:
Em Dial

Em Dial, writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House

Em Dial is a queer, triracial, chronically ill poet and educator born and raised in the Bay Area of California. A 2022 Kundiman Fellow and recipient of the 2020 PEN Canada New Voices Award and the 2019 Mary C. Mohr Poetry Award, their work also appears in or is forthcoming from Literary Review of Canada, Tinderbox Poetry Journal, Crab Fat Magazine, Sonora Review, and elsewhere.

Em Dial is writer-in-residence at Historic Joy Kogawa House in September 2021. Their work while living at the house will be to research, write, and edit work for their debut poetry manuscript, entitled, Triangulation.

Em Dial will read from their work as part of Poetry Night on Thursday, September 16, 7 to 9pm, with local poets Danny Peart, Kevin Spenst, Rob Taylor, and others. This event is presented in partnership with PEN Canada.