Jordan Abel

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Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer from BC. Currently, he is pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser University where his research concentrates on the intersection between Digital Humanities and Indigenous Literary Studies. Abel’s creative work has recently been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry (Tightrope), The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation (Arbiter Ring), and The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century (Hayword). Abel is the author of The Place of Scraps, which won the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and Un/inhabited. His most recent book, Injun, a poetic interrogation of the colonial fantasies found in pulp Western novels, won this year’s Griffin Poetry Prize.