mia susan amir is a community-embedded writer, interdisciplinary performer, and educator. Born in Israel/Occupied Palestine, she has lived most of her life in Vancouver, BC, Unceded Coast Salish Territories. The Creative Director of The Story We Be, Vancouver, mia she teaches creative nonfiction, and creative-political praxis. She was a 2015 Distinguished Visiting Writer of the Low Residency MFA Program at Oregon State University-Cascades. mia has performed her work across Canada and the United States, and been published on Lemon Hound’s New Vancouver Poets Folio, and Digging Through the Fat.