Dina Del Bucchia

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Dina Del Bucchia is the author of the short story collection, Don’t Tell Me What to Do (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018), and three collections of poetry, Coping with Emotions and Otters (Talonbooks, 2013), Blind Items (Insomniac Press, 2014), and Rom Com (Talonbooks, 2015, written with Daniel Zomparelli), and It’s a Big Deal! (Talonbooks, 2019). She also started the podcast, Can’t Lit, with Daniel and now hosts with Jen Sookfong Lee. She is an editor-in-chief of Poetry Is Dead magazine and the Artistic Director of the Real Vancouver Writers’ Series. She has an MFA in Creative Writing from UBC, where she now teaches a course in writing comedic forms. An otter and dress enthusiast, she lives on Unceded Coast Salish Territories in Vancouver. You can find out more about her at dinadelbucchia.com or follow her on Twitter or Instagram.