Alisa Gordaneer is a poet, writer and editor who has taught at the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, Camosun College and Royal Roads University. She has worked as a newspaper editor, communications consultant and freelance journalist, and writes regularly for Victoria’s CVV Magazine. A member of the League of Canadian Poets and a board member of the Creative Nonfiction Collective Society, she has won many awards for her poetry and nonfiction.

When she’s not writing, she enjoys playing fiddle, inventing new things to eat, and hanging out with chickens. This has given her some extraordinary insights into the language of backyard foul.


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