Joanne Arnott

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Joanne Arnott
Born (1960-12-16) December 16, 1960 (age 53)
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Occupation Author
Ethnicity Métis
Genre Children's literature, poetry, nonfiction

Joanne Arnott (born 16 December 1960 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian Métis writer.[1]

She has conducted workshops across much of Canada and in Australia, including a recent series at the Carnegie Centre, sponsored by SFU,[2] and has written for the Literary Review of Canada.[3] She received the Gerald Lampert Award for her 1991 collection of poetry Wiles of Girlhood.[4]

Arnott lives in British Columbia with her family. She is a founding member of the Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast and The Aunties Collective. She has held Unlearning Racism workshops for the Aboriginal Writers Collective.[5] She has served on The Writers Union of Canada National Council (2009), The Writers Trust of Canada Authors Committee, and as jury member for the Governor General's Awards/Poetry (2011).

Bibliography[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Wiles of Girlhood (Press Gang, 1991)
  • My Grass Cradle (Press Gang, 1992)
  • Steepy Mountain: love poetry (Kegedonce, 2004)
  • Mother Time: Poems New & Selected (Ronsdale, 2007)
  • Longing: Four Poems on diverse matters (Rubicon, chapbook with Aaron Paquette, 2008)
  • The Family of Crow (Leaf Press, chapbook with various artists, 2012)
  • A Night for the Lady (Ronsdale, 2013)

Children's literature[edit]

  • Ma MacDonald (Women's Press, 1993; illustrated by Maryanne Barkhouse)

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Breasting the Waves: On Writing and Healing (Press Gang, 1995)

Blogs[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ARNOTT, Joanne". ABCBookWorld. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  2. ^ "Three Week Editing Workshop with Joanne Arnott". Thursdays Writing Collective. 2009-10-20. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  3. ^ "Joanne Arnott". Literary Review of Canada. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  4. ^ "Joanne Arnott". Thin Air Winnipeg - Writers - Winnipeg International Writers Festival. 2013-09-20. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 
  5. ^ Baker, Carleigh (2014-05-01). "In Conversation on Conversation: EVENT Interviews Joanne Arnott". EVENT poetry and prose. Retrieved 2014-10-21. 

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