About the Author

Cornelia Hoogland spent her childhood on densely wooded Vancouver Island, B.C.  Hoogland is the founder and artistic director of Poetry London, an organization that brings prominent writers into lively discussion with London writers and readers. She teaches at the University of Western Ontario and can be reached at chooglan@uwo.ca.

Crow (Black Moss Press, 2011) is Hoogland’s 6th book.  Crow comes hot on the heels of Woods Wolf Girl (Wolsak and Wynn, 2011), Hoogland’s 5th book of poetry.  Hoogland’s poetry has been shortlisted for the CBC literary awards; the nominations include selections from her books Cuba Journal as well as her second and third books of poetry You Are Home and Marrying the Animals. Her recent awards include finalist placements for the Stephen Dunn Poetry Award, The Broome Review (USA); the Malahat Review Long Poem Competition; and Descant’s Winston Collins Best Canadian Poem.  Her writing in the area of Aboriginal, place-based education was recently featured in the Huffington Post.

Hoogland’s  chapbook titled Gravelly Bay (Alfred Gustav Press, 2012) is forthcoming.

Visit Hooglands homepage here.

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