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February 2019


Rachel Rose

Reading and Conversation


Rachel Rose was the Poet Laureate Emerita of Vancouver from 2014 to 2017. She is the author of four poetry books, three short stories, several anthologies, as well as a memoir and an Opera. She has won poetry, fiction, and non-fiction awards, including the 1997 Bronwen Wallace Award for Fiction from The Writers’ Trust of Canada, a 2014 and 2016 Pushcart Prize, and a 2016 nomination for a Governor General’s Award. Recent work has appeared in publications such as The Globe & Mail, The American Poetry Review, Monte Cristo Magazine, The Vancouver Sun and The Press Democrat.

Rachel presented her creative process in writing and also read from one of her books.

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