Shazia Hafiz Ramji

Shazia Hafiz Ramji is an author, editor, and teacher of creative writing who lives in Vancouver.

Poetry (Chapbook)


Toronto: Anstruther Press, 2018.

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Port of Being

Halifax: Invisible Publishing, 2018.
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Voyeurism and fact go head to head in Port of Being, a debut book of poetry that mines speech from the city streets and the internet. These are poems set firmly on the threshold of the private and public, the future-haunted and the real, forging the human adrift in a terrain of space junk, drones, and addiction. Port of Being speaks just in time, navigating the worlds of surveillance, migration, and money, only to carve a way into intimacy and connection.

Awards and Honours

2017 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry (winner)


Publisher Invisible Publishing

Publisher Anstruther Press

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