Evelyn Lau is the Vancouver author of 12 books, including seven volumes of poetry. Her poetry has received the Milton Acorn Award, the Pat Lowther Award, a National Magazine Award and a Governor-General's nomination. Published in hundreds of journals and anthologies, her work has been chosen for the Best American Poetry and Best Canadian Poetry series. Evelyn has served as writer-in-residence at UBC, Kwantlen and VCC, and as Distinguished Visiting Writer at the University of Calgary. From 2011 to 2014, she was Vancouver's Poet Laureate. Evelyn's most recent collection is Tumour (Oolichan, 2016).