Sadiqa de Meijer

Sadiqa de Meijer‘s poetry, short stories and essays have appeared in a number of literary journals, as well as in the Best of Canadian Poetry in English series and in the anthology Villanelles. “Great Aunt Unmarried” is a selection from her first poetry manuscript. Born in Amsterdam and raised in various places, she lives with her family in Kingston. de Meijer is this year’s English winner of the CBC Poetry Prize.