Monday, October 04, 2010

Wendy Morton

Wendy Morton
Originally uploaded by random acts of poetry
Wendy Morton believes that poetry is the shortest distance between hearts. She has five books of poetry, and a memoir, Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast, in which her adventures as a corporate sponsored poet are revealed. She has been WestJet’s Poet of the Skies, Chrysler’s Poet of the Road, and is currently sponsored by Fairmont Hotels, AbeBooks and Prairie Naturals Vitamins.

Her latest book of poetry, What Were There Dreams, from Black Moss Press, is a book of photo-poems of Canada’s history, commissioned by the Alberni Valley Museum.

She is the founder of Canada’s Random Acts of Poetry, now in its 7th year, and is the recipient of the 2010 Spirit Bear Award and the Golden Beret Award. For her day job, she has been an insurance investigator for the last 28 years. She lives in Sooke, B.C. in a small house with a large garden. She is a raven watcher.

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