Kate Braid

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Kate Braid
Born (1947-03-19) March 19, 1947 (age 72)
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
ResidenceVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Home townMontreal, Quebec, Canada

Kathleen (Kate) Braid (born March 19, 1947) is a Canadian poet.[1]

Born in Calgary, Alberta, she was raised in Montreal, Quebec. Her poetry has won several awards including the Pat Lowther Award for best book of poetry by a Canadian woman and the Vancity Book Prize. Her poems and personal essays have been widely printed and anthologized.

She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.



  • Covering Rough Ground (Polestar, 1991)
  • To This Cedar Fountain (Polestar, 1995)
  • Inward to the Bones: Georgia O'Keeffe's Journey with Emily Carr (Polestar, 1998)
  • In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry (Polestar, 2005; Ed., with Sandy Shreve)
  • A Well-Mannered Storm: The Glenn Gould Poems (Caitlin, 2008)
  • Turning Left to the Ladies (Palimpsest, 2009)

Poetry Chapbooks:

  • Small Songs (Hawthorne Society, 1994)
  • A Woman's Fingerprint ({m}Other Tongue Press, 1997)


  • Red Bait! Struggle of a Mine Mill Local with Al King (Kingbird, 1998)
  • Emily Carr: Rebel Artist (2000)
  • The Fish Come In Dancing: Stories from the West-Coast Fishery (Ed., Strawberry Hill, 2002)


  1. ^ "Poet Who Writes About Working Women To Visit". North Island Gazette. November 16, 1994. p. B6. Retrieved 10 July 2012.