Issue 247 Author Spotlight – Elana Wolff

Elana Wolff lives and works in Thornhill, Ontario—the traditional land of the Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat First Nations. Elana’s poems have recently appeared (or will appear) in Arc online (Awards of Awesomeness), Best Canadian Poetry 2021, Bear Review, Canadian Literature, The Dalhousie Review, Grain, Montréal Serai, Taddle Creek, Vallum, and Voices Israel. Her collection, SWOON, was awarded the 2020 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry; her newest collection is SHAPE TAKING (Ekstasis Editions, 2021).

Her poem “Vestigial” can be read on our website at

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