Port of Being

Shazia Hafiz Ramji
Publisher: Invisible Publishing

Book Description

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. 

Author Bio

Shazia Hafiz Ramji  was a finalist for the 2018 Alberta Magazine Awards, received the 2017 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, and was a finalist for the 2016 National Magazine Awards. Her writing has appeared in  Quill & Quire,  Canadian Literature,  The Puritan, and Metatron’s  ALPHA and OMEGA.