Pearl Pirie is an editor and an award winning Quebec poet. Support her at Patreon for the price of a coffee or less and see behind the scenes poem drafts. Or drop by Substack and read essays on poetics.
A spring 2023 haiku chapbook, Adding Up to This is out from Catkin Press! A new chapbook, A Couple Sumerians, is available from Turret House Press 2023.
Awards & Honours: footlights was shortlisted for the Lampman Award, longlisted for the Pat Lowther Award, and nominated for the A.M. Klein. the pet radish, shrunken (book*hug, 2015), won the Lampman Award. Thirsts (Snare/Invisible, 2011) won the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. Her poems have been given the nod for Best Canadian Poetry in English 3 times. Poet profile at the Haiku Foundation.
Thanks and appreciation to the Canada Council for the Arts for a 2021 Explore and Create Research and Creation Literature Grant. It encourages and assists. And much appreciation to CALQ for a research and creation literature grant for 2022.