Onjana Yawnghwe was born in Thailand but is from the Shan people in Burma (Myanmar). She grew up in Vancouver and received a master's degree in English from UBC. Her poems have been featured in numerous anthologies and journals, including The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2011, 4 Poets, CV2, Room magazine and The New Quarterly. Her first poetry book, Fragments, Desire, was published by Oolichan Books in 2017. More about her work can be found at www.onjana.com.