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Old Growth, Clear-Cut: Poems of Haida Gwaii

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A collection of poems written after a trip I took to Haida Gwaii (the Queen Charlotte Islands) in B.C., in the summer of 2007. These poems reflect the awe I experienced standing in an ancient forest, as well as the devastation of clear-cutting - both of trees and of a whole culture.

My poetry has been published in literary reviews all over the world, including the Best Cana
Unknown Binding, 27 pages
Published 2012 by Leaf Press
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How I loved the voice and language of these poems, their intimacy, humour and depth. I've already reread them several times!
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I was born and raised in Vancouver. I attended Arts One at UBC, studied for a year at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and graduated with a BA from UBC in English literature. After a short foray into comp lit, I left the Master's program and worked as a research/editing assistant to Sherrill MacLaren. Sailed across the Pacific from Vancouver to Hawaii, had four children, lived for a summer in M ...more

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