Manahil Bandukwala is a writer, editor, and visual artist. She is the author of two chapbooks, Paper Doll
(2019) and Pipe Rose
(2018), and co-lead of Reth aur Reghistan
, a literary-visual arts exploration of folklore from Pakistan, conducted in collaboration with her sister, Nimra Bandukwala.
is an Ottawa-based artist and gymnastics coach, originally from Louisville, Kentucky, with six chapbooks and two albums. She is the winner of Arc
’s 2017 Diana Brebner Prize and The Capilano Review
’s 2019 Robin Blaser Poetry Contest. Her debut collection of poetry is We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite
(Guernica Editions, 2020).