Christina Shah

Christina Shah lives in Vancouver and works in heavy industry, where she drinks from the firehose of knowledge. Her poetry has appeared numerous Canadian literary journals, including Arc, The Fiddlehead, Vallum, Grain, PRISM international, EVENT, The Malahat Review, The Antigonish Review and elsewhere. Her work has been shortlisted for The Fiddlehead’s 2021 Ralph Gustafson Poetry Prize, and selected for Best Canadian Poetry 2023. She is one-fifth of the Harbour Centre 5 poetry collective. rig veda is her first solo chapbook (Anstruther Press, 2023) and videopoem. She has some strong opinions on soft pretzels.

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