Evan J

Living in Winnipeg, Treaty 1 Territory, Evan J (he/they) is the author of Ripping down half the trees, the Programming Coordinator for the Winnipeg International Writers Festival, the Manager of the Sioux-Hudson Literacy Council's DOI2T tech literacy program, the Fiction Editor for Cloud Lake Literary journal, a writing teacher with Vallum's Poetry for Our Future! program, the owner of First Hunt Winnipeg, and an ultra-marathon runner. So far in 2023, Evan is a recipient of a Canada Council grant, the Albertina Tholakele Dube Scholarship, Askew’s Word on the Lake Poetry Prize, and a Vermont Studio Centre residency. Evan cares about syntax, trans rights, and protecting wetlands.