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Sina Queyras grew up on the road in wetern Canada and has since lived in Vancouver, Toronto, New York, Philadelphia, and Montreal.

While living in New York, Queyras edited an anthology of Canadian poetry designed as an introduction to poetry, and for those coming to poetry. You can order Open Field here. She also co-curated belladonna, an innovative women’s reading series.

As well as writing and teaching she curates Writers Read and has hosted a range of writers as diverse as Francine Prose, Kevin Barry, Lydia Davis, Rae Armantrout, Tanya Tagaq, Renee Gladman, Claudia Rankine and Sheila Heti. She created the literary blog Lemon Hound which she began as a single voice blog and has, over the years, opened up to new voices as guest bloggers and editors. She published Unleashed, a selection of writing from the blog, in 2010. A list of blog posts for Poetry Foundation’s Harriet here.

She does not recommend investing in grad schools without doing your homework.

Her work can be found online at the Poetry Foundation, and internationally in journals and online.

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