Laiwan is a cultural activist, artist, writer, and educator with a practice based in poetics and philosophy. Born in Zimbabwe of Chinese parents, Laiwan is currently based on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm, Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ peoples. Her family immigrated to Canada in 1977 to leave the war in Rhodesia. Laiwan's collection TENDER: selected poems was published by Talonbooks in 2020.

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