Jordan Abel is a First Nations writer from Vancouver. Currently, he is earning his MFA in Creative Writing at UBC where he is the poetry editor of PRISM international. He spends most of his days working on his poetry thesis that focuses on Maris Barbeau's representations of his Aboriginal heritage. In his spare time, he also volunteers for Poetry Is Dead and Geist. His writing is forthcoming in The Capilano Review, dANDelion and Prairie Fire.