Monday, September 07, 2009

Kate Marshall Flaherty

Kate Marshall Flaherty is a poet, mother of three, yoga instructor, teen
retreat facilitator, and writing workshop guide. She also is one of the
founding members of the Children's Peace Theatre. Her first and second books, entitled "Tilted Equilibrium", and "String of Mysteries", were published by Hidden Brook Press. her third book, "Hobbeldehoy" was published by LyricalMyrical Press, and her forthcoming book, "Where We Are Going" published by Piquant Press, will be out in time to be distribute to random people during RAP week (phew! :) She won the 2006 Shaunt Basmajian Chapbook Award for her Chapbook, entitled "Unfathom", and was short-listed for bothe the Pablo Neruda Award for Poetry and the Descant Best Canadian Poem. She has started a cd of poetry to musical soundscape, with composers Cathy Nosaty and Mark Korven. She has been published in journals such as "Windsor review"., "CV2", "Other Voices", THIS Magazine, Ascent Aspirations and Freefall. She has been honoured to be a part of Canada's National Random Acts of Poetry week, "poeming" people in hospitals, cafes, parks, yoga classes, ESL intensives, and in Parks and Rec. vehicles! Poetry is her lifeline.

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