Monday, September 11, 2006
from left to right: Virginia Bjerkelund, Shari Andrews,
Janet Patch, Jane Tims and Mary Louise Luck. Missing:
Kathy mac and Jean Burgess.
Here're bios of the members of WolfTree:
Shari Andrews’ latest book of poetry, Crucible, ( 2004
Oberon Press); another collection will be published by
Oberon this year. Her work is inspired by nature, memories
of growing up in New Brunswick, her Danish roots, visual
art and most recently, the life of a 14th century Italian
Virginia Bliss Bjerkelund is writing a book on the life
and times of her great aunt, a pioneer nurse, feminist,
author and millionaire before 1929.
Jean Burgess writes poetry and memoir drawing on her rural
surroundings in present day New Brunswick and during her
childhood in Angola.
Mary Louise Luck is recently retired and now has time to
write poetry, learn guitar and engage in other pursuits
that catch her fancy.
Kathy Mac's first book of poems Nail Builders Plan for
Strength and Growth was a finalist for the governor
General's award, and recieved the award for best first
book of poems in Canada in 2002.
Janet Patch lives in Nasonworth and her poetry explores
themes related to home, family and nature.
Jane Tims is a biologist, naturalist and history
enthusiast and includes these themes in her poetry. Her
current work is a collection of poems about writings on
stone in North America and Scandinavia.
Department of English
St. Thomas University