About the Author

Joanne Arnott

Joanne Arnott (born 16 December 1960 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian Métis writer.Arnott's works are intimate with an activist slant, exploring the issues faced by a mixed-race girl and woman in poverty, the family, danger, love and childbirth. She writes about these topics from personal experience, as a Métis and a mother of six. She has conducted workshops across much of Canada, and in Australia, including a recent series at the Carnegie Centre, sponsored by SFU.She received the Gerald Lampert Award for her 1991 collection of poetry Wiles of Girlhood.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 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).

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Halfling Spring

Halfling Spring

: an internet romance
by Joanne Arnott
illustrated by Leo Yerxa
edition:Paperback
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Mother Time

Mother Time

Poems New and Selected
edition:Paperback
tagged : canadian
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Night for the Lady, A

Night for the Lady, A

edition:Paperback
also available: eBook
tagged : canadian
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