Sunday, May 16, 2010

Jacquie Buncel

Jacquie Buncel is active in Holocaust education programs across Toronto and has been studying and writing about the Jewish experience for over ten years. She is also the exceutive director of the Sunshine Centre for Seniors, a Toronto-based organization that works with isolated seniors. Jacquie Buncel's poetry has been published in journals such as Fireweed; Atlantis: A Women's Studies Journal; Kaleidoscope: An International Journal of Poetry; and CV2. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared in a number of anthologies including Outrage: Dykes and BIs Resist Homophobia and Countering the Myths: Lesbians write about the Men in their Lives. She has an honours BA in English Literature from Queen's University and a Masters in Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education. She lives in Toronto with her partner and their two children. Turning the Corner at Dusk, her first collection of poems, was published in 2010 by Wolsak and Wynn.

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