Nikki Reimer is a carbon-based life form residing on the Traditional Territories of the Treaty 7 people of Southern Alberta (Calgary). She may or may not be undead. She holds a B.A. (Hon.) in English (2002) from the University of Calgary, and Print Publishing and Web Design certificates (2012) from Mount Royal University Continuing Studies. She is a member of the Writer’s Guild of Alberta and a founding co-director of the Chris Reimer Legacy Fund Society.
Reimer writes poetry, non-fiction, and criticism, organizes in community, yells on the internet, and makes digital art. Her books of poetry include My Heart Is a Rose Manhattan and DOWNVERSE (Talonbooks), as well as [sic] (Frontenac House), which was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Her work has also been shortlisted for the Lit POP Award and the PRISM International Creative Non-Fiction contest. Creative and non-fiction work has appeared on stages and billboards, in public-art exhibits and pop-up bistro menus, and in various journals and anthologies. Reimer is currently working on a memoir and a digital multimedia project. Visit reimerwrites.com / cjjrlegacyfund.com / @NikkiReimer.
Photo by Tiffany Leung, 2018.