Hari Alluri

Hari Alluri (he/him/siya) is a migrant poet, performer, editor, and facilitator of Pangasinan, Ilokano, and Telugu descent who lives, gratefully, on unceded Coast Salish territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh peoples, and unceded land of the T’uubaa-asatx Nation. Author of The Flayed City (Kaya), chapbook Our Echo of Sudden Mercy (Next Page) and, forthcoming, Tabako on the Windowsill (Brick Books), siya is a recipient of the Vera Manuel Award for Poetry, and has received grants, fellowships, and residencies from the BC Arts Council, Canada Council for the Arts, The Capilano Review, Deer Lake, NFB, and others. His work appears widely in print and online, and his collaborations are both local and international, including recently with Aphotic Theatre, Burnaby Art Gallery, Centre A, Community Building Art Works, Death Rides a Unicorn, The Digital Sala, Massy Arts Society, and Vancouver Poetry House.

Photo Credit: Erik Haensel