Nisga'a writer and editor

Author of Injun, Un/inhabited, and The Place of Scraps (winner of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize)

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The Place of Scraps

Talonbooks (2013)


Project Space Press (2014) / Talonbooks (2015)


Talonbooks (2016)


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“Abel’s textual erasures and collisions manage, all at once, to viscerally enact losses, give voice to silenced histories, make plain the bonds between curation and colonization, reveal cascading ironies, amplify the commentary of mosquitoes. Abel is a master carver of the page.” – Susan Holbrook