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Amber Dawn

Amber Dawn is a writer, filmmaker, and performance artist, and the author of the Lambda Award-winning novel Sub Rosa and the memoir How Poetry Saved My Life (winner of the Vancouver Book Award). She is also editor of Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire and co-editor of With a Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn . She has an MFA in Creative Writing (UBC) and was the 2012 winner of the Writers' Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT writers.