Thursday, September 10, 2009

Kelly-Anne Riess

Kelly Riess
Originally uploaded by random acts of poetry
Kelly-Anne Riess is a poet, freelance journalist, copywriter and filmmaker based in Regina. She is the author of the poetry collection To End a Conversation, and was the lead writer on the bestselling Saskatchewan Book of Everything. She has travelled across North America, working on documentaries that have aired worldwide on networks such as the A&E Biography Channel, History Television and CBC. Her work has also appeared in newspapers and magazines across Canada, including the Globe and Mail, the Ottawa Citizen and the Montreal Gazette, as well as Grain and The Windsor Review. She received the Blue Sky Award in Journalism and the C. Irwin McIntosh Journalism Prize from the University of Regina. She also received an honourable mention in the Saskatchewan Sterling Writing Awards. Most recently, she was shortlisted for a Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Award, a YWCA Young Woman of Distinction Award and a Regina Mayor’s Art Award.

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