Portrait of poet Kathryn Gwun-Yeen Lennon, a woman of mixed white and east Asian heritage with dark hair pulled back into a ponytail and dark eyes. She is wearing wire-rimmed glasses, red earrings, a black blazer over a white t-shirt with a colourful print on it and jeans. She is in front of a wall mural and smiling at the camera.

Kathryn Gwun-Yeen 君妍 Lennon (she/her/hers) was born and raised in Edmonton/Amiskwacîwâskahikan, with mixed Hong-Kong Cantonese and Irish ancestry. She is working on a bilingual book of poetry, thanks to support from the Edmonton Arts Council. She is the co-creator of Hungry Zine, a food-focused publication that centres voices missing in mainstream food media. She was a member of Edmonton’s 2012 Slam Poetry Team, and a member of the festival ensemble at the 2013 and 2015 Victoria Festival of Spoken Word. Her work has been published in Living Hyphen, The Globe and Mail, Ricepaper Magazine, The Ethnic Aisle, Spacing Magazine, and screened at the 2010 Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival and the 2018 Bozeman International Film Festival.