Gillian Sze

Author, Educator
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GILLIAN SZE is a writer and teacher. She is the author of nine poetry collections, including Peeling Rambutan (Gaspereau Press, 2014), Redrafting Winter (BuschekBooks, 2015), and Panicle (ECW Press, 2017), which were finalists for the QWF's A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry. She has also published creative nonfiction, articles, interviews, and book reviews. More recently, she has started writing for children and has three picture books forthcoming. Sze's work has been supported by the Canada Council of the Arts and the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, and has received awards such as the University of Winnipeg Writers' Circle Prize and the 3Macs carte blanche Prize. She has served as a judge for a number of national and international literary competitions, such as the Montreal International Poetry Prize, the National Magazine Awards, the bpNichol Chapbook Award, and the Malahat Long Poem Prize. She studied Creative Writing and English Literature and received a Ph.D. in Études anglaises from Université de Montréal. Originally from Winnipeg, she now resides in Montreal where she teaches creative writing and literature.


I Drew a Heart

The Little Green Envelope

You Are My Favorite Color

My Love for You Is Always

The Night Is Deep and Wide

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