Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Cornelia Hoogland

Cornelia Hoogland published two books of poetry in 2011, Woods Wolf Girl (from Wolsak and Wynn) and Crow (from Black Moss Press). Hoogland’s poetry has been shortlisted for the CBC literary award several times. The nominations were for selections from Cuba Journal (Black Moss Press, 2003) and for her her second and third books of poetry, You Are Home (Black Moss Press, 2001) and Marrying the Animals (Brick Books, 1995). Her recent awards include 2009 finalist for the Stephen Dunn Poetry Award in the USA; the Malahat Review Long Poem Competition; and Descant’s 2008 Winston Collins Best Canadian Poem. 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.

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