Author Archives: Joanne Arnott
About Joanne ArnottJoanne Arnott is an award winning Metis writer from Manitoba. Born in 1960, in Winnipeg, she studied at the University of Windsor, in Ontario. She has lived on the west coast since 1982. Her first book of poetry, Wiles of Girlhood won the Gerald Lampert Award in 1992. Other books include: My Grass Cradle, Breasting the Waves: On Writing & Healing, and the children's book, Ma MacDonald. She has performed readings of her work and given writing workshops across Canada and in Australia. Mother to five sons and one daughter, Joanne lives with her family in Richmond, B.C. ← Older posts
I remember back when Steepy Mountain came out, just around that time, both Greg Scofield and Connie Fife migrated away from the Vancouver region. Suddenly I realized how reliant I had become on socializing with just these two poets, between … Continue reading
Here we are on that rarest of days, 29 February. I had the pleasure of sitting in on a conversation this morning, listening to Maria Campbell, Jeannette Armstrong, and Margo Kane, addressing the question “Why do we do it?”As … Continue reading
Happy New Year to all! As we count down toward the launch of Kegedonce’ new website, I have a few stray snips of news to weave for you, up-to-the-minute reports on my character development (joking) and interesting facts from the … Continue reading
It seems to me i promised to talk more about e-communities, though i’m not sure why i promised that… it’d probably be easier to go back & edit the earlier post. now that i’ve figured out how, rather than come … Continue reading
I arrive in Regina to find that my host is having a financial crisis, a new spin on a usual thing– my host being an institution, not just a guy.