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A sensitive queer who cuts her own bangs

Allison Shields (she/her) is a Latinx, queer writer and interdisciplinary artist engaging in
conversations around ethnicity, queerness, neurodiversity and mental health.


She graduated from KPU with a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and has been featured in The Lyre, Rat World Mag and SAD Mag. Her podcast, "I Like Your Dress," has been featured in Castbox's Top 10 Indie podcasts, and her work in writing has been recognized as a finalist for the David and Terry Atkinson Writing Award and the PIPS Creative Writing Award. Previously an educator with the Richmond School District, she currently works as a children's bookseller and facilitates classroom and creative workshops for children and educators. Allison lives and works on the unceded and ancestral territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations and the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ speaking people.


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