Neil Surkan is a PhD student at The University of Calgary. His chapbook, Super, Natural, was published by Anstruther Press (March, 2017). Another chapbook, Vesper, is forthcoming from A Good Burial (May, 2017). His most recent poems are forthcoming in Contemporary Verse 2, The Antigonish Review, and Prairie Fire. He is the winner of the 2016 CCWWP Poetry Contest.