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Natasha Head grew up in Hants County, Nova Scotia, spending most of her youth penning odes to the beautiful countryside and the trouble that can so easily be found when you're too young to appreciate the simple things.

Natasha is author of two collections of poetry. The 2012 Pushcart Prize nominated "Nothing Left to Lose" and the narrative fictional collection, "Pulse, both published by Winter Goose Publishing. Her work has also appeared in numerous anthologies, including "In the Presence of Poets", "Inspiration Speaks" and "Signals From Static".

Natasha now resides in High Level, Alberta, with her family, where the rugged landscape and lack of salty waves has introduced her and her pen to an entirely new world, lending a heavy hand as the mu
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Natasha Head I write... It might be a journal entry complaining about writer's block. It may be fan fiction I'd never confess to ;) or it could be a ridiculous…moreI write... It might be a journal entry complaining about writer's block. It may be fan fiction I'd never confess to ;) or it could be a ridiculous poem. When I'm stuck...I just keep going, writing without the expectation of return.(less)
Average rating: 4.65 · 48 ratings · 20 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Nothing Left to Lose
4.56 of 5 stars 4.56 avg rating — 32 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Pulse
4.7 of 5 stars 4.70 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Birthing Inadequacy
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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Honored to have been named winner of Wax Poetry & Art Magazine Poetry contest #7

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Birthing Inadequacy by Natasha Head
"Natasha Head is one of my favorite poets: she has a remarkable way of seeing the world and pushing her craft further. And yet she is able to impart wisdom and truth without being pretentious. Her poetry covers issues such as bullying and rape cult..." Read more of this review »
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"This book surprised me. I am familiar with Natasha's poetry and enjoy it very much so I expected to like Pulse. The surprise is how much I liked it. How much empathy I felt for the characters, how I couldn't put it down until I knew the end of the..." Read more of this review »
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“That's what real love amounts to - letting a person be what he really is. Most people love you for who you pretend to be. To keep their love, you keep pretending - performing. You get to love your pretence. It's true, we're locked in an image, an act - and the sad thing is, people get so used to their image, they grow attached to their masks. They love their chains. They forget all about who they really are. And if you try to remind them, they hate you for it, they feel like you're trying to steal their most precious possession.”
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Heather Stewart Thank you for such a fantastic review of 'Where the Butterflies Go' ~ wow what a delightful surprise to see that today! Thanks.


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