jane munro

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Bio 1

Jane Munro’s newest book, a prose memoir, is Open Every Window (Douglas & McIntyre, 2021). Her sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her most recent poetry book is Glass Float (Brick Books, 2020). Munro taught Creative Writing at several BC universities, earned a doctorate in Adult Education and M.F.A. from UBC, and has read to audiences across Canada and in Ireland, the USA, Italy, India, and Egypt.

 

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Bio 2

Jane Munro’s newest book, a prose memoir, is Open Every Window (Douglas & McIntyre, 2021). Her sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her most recent poetry book is Glass Float (Brick Books, 2020). A Sally Port (Espresso Chapbooks) - short prose pieces about her childhood - came out in 2018. Her previous poetry books include Active Pass (Pedlar Press), Point No Point (McClelland & Stewart), and Grief Notes & Animal Dreams (Brick Books).


Munro is a member of the collaborative poetry group Yoko’s Dogs who have published Whisk (Pedlar Press), Rhinoceros (Gaspereau), and Caution Tape (Collusion Books). She lives in Vancouver.

 

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Bio 3

Jane Munro’s newest book, a prose memoir, is Open Every Window (Douglas & McIntyre, 2021). Her sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her most recent poetry book is Glass Float (Brick Books, 2020). A Sally Port (Espresso Chapbooks) - short prose pieces about her childhood - came out in 2018.

Munro’s previous poetry books include Active Pass (Pedlar Press), Point No Point (McClelland & Stewart), and Grief Notes & Animal Dreams (Brick Books). As well as the Griffin, her work has received the Bliss Carman Poetry Award, the Macmillan Prize for Poetry, the Fred Cogswell Award for Poetry (2nd place). It was short-listed for the Pat Lowther Award and included in The Best Canadian Poetry 2013.

She is a member of the collaborative poetry group Yoko’s Dogs who have published Whisk (Pedlar Press, 2013), Rhinoceros (Gaspereau, 2016), and Caution Tape (Collusion Books, 2021).

Munro taught Creative Writing at several BC universities, earned a doctorate in Adult Education and M.F.A. from UBC, and has read to audiences across Canada and in Ireland, the USA, Italy, India, and Egypt. She lives in Vancouver.

 

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