jane munro

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Bio 1

Jane Munro’s newest book is Glass Float (Brick Books, 2020). Her sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books) won the Griffin Poetry Prize. She’s taught Creative Writing at several BC universities, gives writing workshops, and has read her poetry to audiences in Canada, Ireland, the USA, Italy, India and Egypt.

 

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Bio 2

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

 

Jane is a member of the collaborative poetry group Yoko’s Dogs who have published Whisk and Rhinoceros.  She lives in Vancouver.

 

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Bio 3

Jane Munro’s newest book is Glass Float (Brick Books, 2020).

 

Her sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books, 2014) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her previous books include Active Pass (Pedlar Press, 2010) and Point No Point (McClelland & Stewart, 2006). Her work has received the Bliss Carman Poetry Award, the Macmillan Prize for Poetry, the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry (2nd place), was nominated for the Pat Lowther Award and is 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) and Rhinoceros (Gaspereau, 2016). 

A Sally Port (Espresso Chapbooks) - short prose pieces about her childhood - came out in 2018. 

 

Jane grew up in North Vancouver, has travelled extensively, spent 20 years on the southwest coast of Vancouver Island, and – since 2012 – is once again living in Vancouver. 

 

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