Veronika Gorlova is a queer, autistic, Jewish poet and writer living on the unceded territories of the Musqueum, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations, also known as Vancouver. She immigrated to Canada from Ukraine when she was 5 years old and has lived across many parts of the country. She received an Honorable Mention for the 2022 Susan Crean Award for Non-Fiction and her work can be found in Emerge 22.
At the January 28, 2023 gathering of Surrey Muse, Veronika will be the featured Emerging Writer. More about the event is here: saturday-january-28
Surrey Muse gatherings take place
on the unceded Coast Salish territories of
the Semiahmoo, Katzie, Kwikwetlem, Kwantlen
Qayqayt, Tsawwassen, Musqueam
Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh First Nations.