Stone Sightings, by Madeline Sonik, is a compilation of poetry that seeks to unearth a personal experience of the archetypal feminine and the way she manifests in a woman at mid-life. There are ancient patterns we can identify and traverse: loss, love, alienation; but ultimately, the significance of these and their ability to transform us comes about only through finding the way their meaning manifests in our own lives.
About the author
Madeline Sonik's first collection of short fiction, Drying the Bones, was released by Nightwood Editions in 2000. She is the co-editor of the recently released anthology Entering the Landscape (Oberon) and in 1998 identified a new direction in Canadian writing with the anthology Fresh Blood: New Canadian Gothic Fiction (Turnstone Press). Her fiction and poetry have appeared in major literary magazines, including Event, Grain, Pottersfield Portfolio, The New Quarterly and Descant. She holds an MA in Journalism and is currently an MFA candidate at The University of British Columbia. She is also a black cord priestess of 13th House Mystery School and a practicing witch.