Helene Achanzar

About

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Helene Achanzar is a Filipina Canadian poet and educator. Her writing can be found or is forthcoming in jubilat, Sixth Finch, Georgia Review, and elsewhere. Winner of the 2022 New England Review Award for Emerging Writers, her work has been supported by Bread Loaf Writers' Conference and the Mastheads. She is an Associate Editor for Poetry Northwest, Midwest Regional Chair for Kundiman, and the Director of Programs at the Chicago Poetry Center.