McGill Alert / Alerte de McGill

Updated: Thu, 07/18/2024 - 18:12

Gradual reopening continues on downtown campus. See Campus Public Safety website for details.

La réouverture graduelle du campus du centre-ville se poursuit. Complément d'information : Direction de la protection et de la prévention.

Kasia van Schaik

KASIA VAN SCHAIK is a South African-born, Canadian writer living in Montreal/Tiohtià:ke. She is the author of the poetry collection, Sea Burial Laws According to Country (Desert Pets Press, 2018), which was adapted into an experimental concerto by the Montreal Contemporary Music Lab in 2019. Kasia’s writing has appeared in Electric Literature, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Prism International, The Best Canadian Poetry Anthology, and The Rumpus, and has been awarded the Mona Adilman Prize for poetry related to ecological concerns, the Peterson Memorial Prize, the Irving Layton award for fiction, and the Quebec Federation’s short story Prize. Kasia’s current creative work is concerned with modes of eco-feminist listening, elemental portraiture, and hybrid literary forms. Kasia serves as the fiction editor for carte blanche, the Quebec Writers’ Federation’s literary publication and is completing her doctorate in the English Department at McGill University.

Find Kasia at or on twitter at @kasiajuno.

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