Deborah Ramkhelawan

Deborah Ramkhelawan majors in English and Creative Writing at the University of Alberta. She has studied poetry under professor emeritus Bert Almon as well as Nobel laureate Derek Walcott and has received multiple departmental awards. Deborah grew up in rural Strathcona County, feeding chickens with her grandmother and chasing down sheep. She now feeds herself chicken and chases the 6 o’clock train.