poet | writer | editor
Ellen Chang-Richardson is a poet of Taiwanese and Cambodian-Chinese descent, whose writing has appeared in The Fiddlehead, Anti-Heroin Chic, Vallum Contemporary and Watch Your Head, among others.
Active in Toronto* & Ottawa*, she is the co-founder of Riverbed Reading Series and the founder of Little Birds Poetry. 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 is the author of three poetry chapbooks: Unlucky Fours (Anstruther Press), snap, pop, performance (Gap Riot Press) and Assimilation Tactics (forthcoming with Coven Editions).
*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; while *Ottawa is the traditional, unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabeg. I encourage you to educate yourself and others: https://native-land.ca/
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