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Ellen Chang-Richardson is a poet of Taiwanese and Cambodian-Chinese descent, who currently lives and works on the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinabeg First Nation (or Ottawa, Ontario).
Active in Toronto* & Ottawa, Ellen is the founder of Little Birds Poetry and the co-founder/co-curator of Riverbed Reading Series. She is a member of Room magazine's Editorial Collective, a poetry reader for long con magazine, a poetry selector for Bywords.ca, and a member of the poetry collective VII.
Winner of the 2019 Vallum Award for Poetry and the 2020 POWER OF THE POETS Contest, Ellen's writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead, Anti-Heroin Chic, untethered magazine, Vallum Contemporary, Watch Your Head and more.
She is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Unlucky Fours (Anstruther Press), Assimilation Tactics (forthcoming with Coven Editions) and snap, pop, performance (Gap Riot Press).
*Toronto is located on the treaty lands and traditional territory of many Indigenous nations including the Mississaugas of the Credit, the Anishinabeg, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. I encourage you to discover, research, and educate yourself and others via https://native-land.ca/.
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