Li Charmaine Anne (she/they) is a writer based on the unceded territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations—otherwise known as Metro Vancouver, Canada.

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Charmaine is the author of Crash Landing (Annick Press, 2024). You can also find her writing in magazines such as Currents: A Ricepaper Anthology, THIS Magazine, and Plenitude Magazine. Charmaine holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Creative Writing and English Literature from the University of British Columbia. Currently, she holds a full-time writing and marketing position with Pianote, part of Musora Media—an online music lessons platform.

Charmaine’s writing is inspired by her unique identities and life experiences, the incredible landscape she grew up in, and the people she’s been privileged to befriend.

Outside of writing, Charmaine is a pianist, bird enthusiast, skateboarder, and snowboarder. She loves live music, camping in the Pacific Northwest, jazz, the New Yorker, and drinking coffee on her balcony.

Instagram: @chartheshark
Medium: @li.charmaine.anne