Concepts of Vancouver: Author Spotlight – Chelene Knight

Chelene Knight is currently the managing editor at Room magazine, and the 2018 Programming Director for the Growing Room Festival. Braided Skin, her first book (Mother Tongue Publishing, March 2015), has given birth to numerous writing projects including her second book, memoir, Dear Current Occupant (BookThug, 2018).

 

Poem Abstract:

notice the paint peel in slow
motion there’s a division of race, of gender, of class, of—
a city’s silence
they call it art
they call it science
they call it some unsolvable math equation

Canadian Literature issue 235, Concepts of Vancouver: Poetics, Art, Media, is available to order through our online store.