K.R. Byggdin is the author of Wonder World (Enfield & Wizenty 2022), a novel that explores the possibilities of queer belonging in a small Mennonite town. Their writing has also appeared in journals and anthologies across Canada, the UK, and New Zealand. K.R. is an alum of the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia’s Alistair MacLeod Mentorship program, the Banff Centre’s Emerging Writers Intensive, and Dalhousie University’s English and Creative Writing program. They have received an Honorable Mention for the Joy Kogawa Award for Fiction 2022. Born and raised on the Prairies, they now live in Kjipuktuk (Halifax).
Photo by Danny Abriel / Dalhousie University.
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At the March 25, 2023 gathering of Surrey Muse, K.R. will feature as an Emerging Writer. More about the event is here: saturday-march-25
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