bio

Pearl Pirie is an editor and an award winning Quebec poet.

News: The chapbook Rushing Dusk (above/ground, July 2024). She was awarded a 2023 D.C. Reid poetry grant.

WriteBulb is available at the Apple store— a prompt app for iOS 15 — keep your writing habit fun, fresh and rewarding.

Her fourth full poetry collection, footlights (Radiant Press, 2020) is about “finding small beauties.” Order it.

Awards & Honours: footlights was shortlisted for the Lampman Award, longlisted for the Pat Lowther Award, and nominated for the A.M. Klein. rain’s small gestures (Apt 9 Press, 2021), minimalist poems, won the 2022 Nelson Ball Prize. 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. She has a poet profile at the Haiku Foundation.

Support her at Patreon & see behind the scenes poem drafts. Or drop by Substack and read essays on poetics.

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.

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