Author Archives: Lydia Kwa

About Lydia Kwa

Lydia Kwa, winner of the Earle Birney Poetry Prize, has published four novels and two books of poetry. Her latest novel is ORACLE BONE (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017), the first in a series of speculative fictions novels collectively called the chuanqi trilogy. Her writing spans various times and spaces in the Asia-Pacific region and imagination. She lives and works in Vancouver as a writer and psychologist.

Poised to Act

A poem by Lydia Kwa inspired by a painting by Remedios Varo

Sanctuary

A poem by Lydia Kwa inspired by a painting by Remedios Varo

Survival

A poem by Lydia Kwa inspired by a painting by Remedios Varo

The Right Hand

Neighbours need to know when to keep to themselves, if you know what I mean.