Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Sue Chenette

Sue Chenette is a poet and pianist who grew up in northern Wisconsin and has lived in Toronto since 1972. Her poems have appeared in Canadian journals such as The Fiddlehead, Contemporary Verse 2, The New Quarterly, and Descant, as well as in literary reviews in the US, England, and France. She has also been anthologized in A Time of Trial and In Fine Form, the Canadian collection of formal poetry. She is the author of three chapbooks: Solitude in Cloud and Sun (Silver Maple Press, 2007); A Transport of Grief (LyricalMyrical, 2007), and The Time Between Us (Canadian Poetry Association, 2001), for which she won the Shaunt Basmajian Award. She also enjoys collaborative poetry. She gave a class entitled Renga, Anyone? at the 2006 Warren Wilson Alumni Conference, and is one of the co-authors of the chapbook-length renga Weathering (Silver Maple Press, 2008.) Her newest book, Slender Human Weight, was launched by Guernica Editions in December 2009.

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