JL Lori lives and writes in the beautiful unceded Indigenous territory of Vancouver, BC. A former editor of PRISM international, JL holds an MFA from UBC. She can often be seen wearing crazy costumes and loves trail running, lightning storms, and crows. She received a 2020 National Magazine Awards Honourable Mention in Personal Journalism for East Vancrowver, published in Prairie Fire, Volume 40, No. 3.