Friday, September 08, 2006

Dalton, Mary, St. John's NFLD

Mary Dalton has published three volumes of poetry, The Time of Icicles ( Breakwater, 1989 and 1991) , Allowing the Light (Breakwater, 1993) and Merrybegot ( VĂ©hicule Press, 2003). Her work has appeared in journals and anthologies in Canada, the U.S. and Ireland, most recently in Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets, just released by Persea Books of New York. Merrybegot was shortlisted for the 2004 all-genre Winterset Award, the 2004 Pat Lowther Memorial Poetry Award, and is the winner of the 2005 E.J. Pratt Poetry Award. Merrybegot is being released as a CD by Rattling Books in November of 2005. Dalton lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.

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