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Kayla Geitzler

Kayla Geitzler is from Moncton, which is within Siknikt of the Mi’kma’ki, the traditional territory of the Mi’kmaq People (NB).

Named “A Rad Woman of Canadian Poetry” by All Lit Up, she is Moncton’s inaugural Anglophone Poet Laureate & host of the Attic Owl Reading Series.


Her first book, That Light Feeling Under Your Feet, was a Calgary Bestseller & finalist for two poetry awards. Kayla Geitzler is co-editor of Cadence: Voix feminines Female Voices, a multilingual poetry anthology, the first publication of its kind in NB. She holds an MA in English Creative Writing from UNB & works as an editor & writing consultant.


She has recently accepted the position of Poetry Editor for Galleon.