Please use one of these biographies for publicity and for the introduction to readings:

Bio 1

Jane Munro’s 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. Brick Books will publish her new poetry collection, Glass Float, in the spring of 2020.

 

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. 

Bio 2

Jane Munro’s sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her previous books include Active Pass and Point No Point. 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 short-listed 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 and Rhinoceros

 

A Sally Port (Espresso Chapbooks) - short prose pieces about her childhood - came out last June. Brick Books will publish her new poetry collection, Glass Float, next spring.

Bio 3

Jane Munro’s sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her previous books include Active Pass, Point No Point, and Grief Notes & Animal Dreams. A chapbook of short prose pieces about her childhood, A Sally Port, came out in 2018. Brick Books will publish her new poetry collection, Glass Float, next spring.

 

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

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