An avid dancer, backpacker, and educator, Jodi Lundgren is an emerging poet and is delighted to be a contributor to the poetry anthology Dear Vaccine: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic. The author of two hi-lo novels with Lorimer SideStreets (Gone Wild and Blow) as well as the young adult novel Leap (Second Story Press), she has also published a literary novel, Touched (Anvil Press). Her collaboration with visual artist Brandi May is recorded in Tardy in Teal, a chapbook of artwork and prose poetry. A former Writer-in-Residence at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops, BC, she is now a faculty member at TRU Open Learning, where she teaches literature and writing. She resides with gratitude on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples.
B.A. (Hons.) – UVic; M.A. – Queen’s U.; M.A. – Concordia U.; Ph.D. – University of Washington