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Kate Hargreaves

Kate Hargreaves is a poet, fiction writer, book designer and roller derby skater. Her first book, Talking Derby: Stories from a Life on Eight Wheels (Black Moss, 2012), is a collection of short prose vignettes inspired by playing women’s flat-track roller derby. Hargreaves’ poetry has been published in literary journals across North America, including Descant, filling Station, The Puritan, Drunken Boat, The Antigonish Review, Canada and Beyond, Carousel, and Rampike, and has also appeared in the anthologies Whisky Sour City (Black Moss, 2012) and Detours (Palimpsest, 2012), and the Windsor Review’s “Best Writers Under 35” issue. Hargreaves was the recipient of a Windsor Endowment for the Arts Emerging Literary Artist award in 2011 and a Governor General’s Gold Medal in Graduate Studies at the University of Windsor in 2012, where she obtained her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in English & Creative Writing. Kate grew up in Amherstburg, Ontario, but now lives in Windsor, where she works as a publishing assistant and book designer at Biblioasis. Follow her on Twitter @TalkingDerby and connect with her on Facebook www.facebook.com/TalkingDerby.

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Jammer Star

Jammer Star

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