Jordan Abel

Jordan Abel is a poet. He won the 2017 Griffin Poetry Prize.
Poet Jordan Abel in the q studios in Toronto, Ont. (Vanessa Nigro/CBC)

Jordan Abel is a Nisga'a writer from British Columbia. Abel's creative work has recently been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry, The Land We Are: Artists and Writers Unsettle the Politics of Reconciliation and The New Concrete: Visual Poetry in the 21st Century. He is currently pursuing a PhD at Simon Fraser University where his research concentrates on intergenerational trauma and Indigenous literature.

Abel is the author of the poetry collections The Place of Scraps, Un/inhabited and Injun. In 2017, he won the Griffin Poetry Prize for Injun.

Books by Jordan Abel

Interviews with Jordan Abel