Natalie Hanna is a queer, disabled, Ottawa-born lawyer of Middle-Eastern descent who works with low-income and vulnerable populations. She is the author of the poetry collection lisan al’asfour (ARP, 2022) and thirteen chapbooks, including dark ecologies (2017) and CONCEALED WEAPONS/ANIMAL SURVIVORS (above/ground press, 2018),  infinite redress (Baseline Press, 2020) and machine dreams with Liam Burke (Collusion, 2021), the last of which was nominated for the 2022 bpNichol Chapbook Award. Her poem “light conversation” received Honourable Mention in Arc Poetry Magazine's 2019 Diana Brebner Prize. She runs battleaxe press, a feminist-focused small poetry press.

Previously Appeared

Sunday Mar 26 2023 • 1:00 PM Eastern

Small Press, Big Impact: A Panel Discussion
Knox Church + streamed online

Thursday Mar 23 2023 • 9:00 PM Eastern

Best of Ottawa
Knox Church + streamed online

Friday Nov 13 2020 • 7:30 PM Eastern

VF Invitational
Online event

Saturday Mar 19 2016 • 7:00 PM Eastern

Sawdust Reading Series
Knox Church