Monday, September 14, 2009

David Fraser

David Fraser
Originally uploaded by random acts of poetry
David Fraser lives in Nanoose Bay, on Vancouver Island. He is the founder and editor of Ascent Aspirations Magazine,, since 1997. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in over 65 journals including Three Candles, Regina Weese, Ardent, Quills and Ygdrasil. Last year David Fraser was included in Rocksalt, a new Anthology of Contemporary BC Poets launched in the fall of 2008. He has published a collection of his poetry, Going to the Well (2004), a collection of short fiction, The Dark Side of the Billboard (2006 ) and edited and published the seven print issues of Ascent Aspirations Magazine
A second collection of poetry, Running Down the Wind, appeared in 2007.
David is currently the Federation of BC Writers Regional Director for The Islands Region. His latest passion is developing Nanaimo's newest
spoken word series, WordStorm,

David Fraser has a BA in English from University of Toronto, and a M.Ed. in adult education from OISE. In Ontario he taught English, Creative Writing Writer's Craft among other subjects at the secondary school level for 30 years. Currently he is a full time writer who also teaches skiing at Mt Washington in the winter.

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