Program dates: April 29, 2013 - June 1, 2013
Application deadline: Extended to December 3, 2012
Please note: Application deadline extended for poetry only.
Karen Solie was born in Moose Jaw and grew up in southwest Saskatchewan. Her first poetry collection, Short Haul Engine, won the BC Book Prize for poetry, and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award and Griffin Prize. Her second, Modern and Normal, was shortlisted for the Trillium Poetry Prize. Her most recent, Pigeon, won the Pat Lowther Award, the Trillium Poetry Prize, and the Griffin Prize. She has been on faculty for the Sage Hill Writing Experience and The Banff Centre, taught creative writing at York University, and currently teaches for the University of British Columbia's optional residency MFA program. Previously writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta and University of British Columbia, she has been awarded a 2011 writing residency in St. Andrews, Scotland. She lives in Toronto.
Above photo: Courtesy The Banff Centre.
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