Tanja Bartel holds an MFA from the University of British Columbia. Her poetry and non-fiction have appeared in numerous venues including Geist, the Antigonish Review, and the American Journal of Medical Genetics. She lives in Pitt Meadows, BC.
Edited by Nathaniel Moore, "Never Mind the Bylines, Here's the Poetry" is a special column created specifically to represent many diverse poets from across Canada.
Fern G. Z. Carr is a former lawyer, teacher and past president of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in Kelowna, and of the Project Literacy Central Okanagan Society. She composes and translates poetry in six languages including Mandarin.
Today we’re privileged to have a chat with Poet Laureate Alan Hill.