From the unceded territories of the səlil̓wətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) & xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations —Vancouver BC Canada, Lozan Yamolky humbly begun since 2013 to share with her family, her community then the world, her poetry. Lozan was born and raised in Baghdad, Iraq in 1972. She is of Kurdish descent. After the Desert Storm War of 1991 and the subsequent uprising of the Kurds, she along with her family and million others became refugees stranded on the borders of Iran. After long journey and many trials, she immigrated to Canada in 1995 settling in Vancouver. She is the fifth of eleven children and now the mother of two boys. She works as freelance interpreter and she is the author of two other poetry books I’m No Hero & Counting Waves through: Silver Bow Publishing.
The book Dreamers Needed is dedicated to her two teenage sons. Lozan believes our troubled world needs dreamers that will rise and change it to a better world for all not for the elite, the greedy, the corrupt and polluters. She believes poetry frees, poetry heals, and poetry can bring peace to our world. Her book is about love and acceptance, about refugees and war-torn lands, about the planet and the call to warrior up, it is about ancient pride, culture, respect, knowledge and ancestors link that continues to flow through our veins and through our spirit and this book is about how memorable you want to be once you are gone.