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About the Author
MOLLY PEACOCK is the author of five volumes of poetry, including Cornucopia: New & Selected Poems, published by Penguin Canada, and by W.W. Norton in the US and UK. She is the Poetry Editor of the Literary Review of Canada. Before she emigrated to Canada in1992, she was one of the creators of Poetry in Motion on the Buses and Subways in New York City, and she served as an early advisor to Poetry On The Way. Peacock is also the author of a memoir, Paradise, Piece by Piece, published by McClelland and Stewart, and of a book about poetry, How To Read A Poem & Start A Poetry Circle, also published by M & S. Her reviews and essays have appeared in the Globe and Mail. Her poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and the TLS. Recently she toured with her one-woman show in poems, The Shimmering Verge produced by the London, Ontario based company, Femme Fatale Productions. She lives in Toronto with her husband, Michael Groden, an English Professor at the University of Western Ontario. Her website is: www.mollypeacock.org.
Stephanie Bolsters first book, White Stone: The Alice Poems (Signal/Vhicule), won the Governor General's Award and the Gerald Lampert Award in 1998 and will appear in French with Les ditions du Norot in autumn 2007, translated by Daniel Canty. She has also published Two Bowls of Milk (McClelland & Stewart), which won the Archibald Lampman Award and was shortlisted for the Trillium Award, and Pavilion (McClelland & Stewart). Her work has appeared in literary journals internationally and has also garnered her the Bronwen Wallace Award, the Norma Epstein Award, and The Malahat Review's Long Poem Prize. Her several chapbooks include, most recently, Biodme (above/ground) and Past the Roman Arena and the Cedar of Lebanon (Delirium). She is the editor of The Ishtar Gate: Last and Selected Poems (McGill-Queens) by the late Ottawa poet Diana Brebner and is currently editing an anthology of poetry and prose excerpts pertaining to zoos. Raised in Burnaby, B.C., she now lives in Montral, where she teaches in the creative writing programme at Concordia University.