Violet Drake

Violet Drake is a poet, visual artist, and activist born and raised in the small coastal community of Lawn, Newfoundland. Now based in St. John's, her work explores queer and trans intimacies, embodied trauma, and place-based poetics. She has been engaged in LGBTQ community and artistic organizing for over 5 years, most notably as a cast member and co-author of 'transVersing' (2018). Violet has been writing and designing since the age of 13, with her latest collection 'estrogenesis' (2019) available now.