Thursday, September 10, 2009

Wanda Campbell

Wanda Campbell was born and grew up in Andhra Pradesh, South India. She came to Canada at the age of 10, and now teaches Creative Writing and Women’s Literature at Acadia University in Wolfville, Nova Scotia where she lives with her husband and three daughters. She has published four collections of poetry, Grace (Blue Grama 2009), Looking for Lucy (Leaf 2008), Haw [Thorn] (Gaspereau 2003) and Sky Fishing (Black Moss 1997) and edited several academic works including Literature: A Pocket Anthology (Penguin 2008) and Hidden Rooms: Early Canadian Women Poets (Canadian Poetry 2000). She has given readings from Halifax to Victoria and her poems and stories have appeared in numerous journals including Antigonish Review, Dalhousie Review, Descant, Driftwood, existere, Fiddlehead, Gaspereau Review, Grain, Harpweaver, Literary Review of Canada, New Quarterly, Queen’s Quarterly, Room of One’s Own, Vallum, Wascana Review, Windsor Review and in the anthologies Body Language and Landmarks: An Anthology of New Atlantic Canadian Poetry of the Land.

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