Catherine Hunter · Introduction and table of contents



Her essays, reviews, and creative work have appeared in many literary journals, such as Essays on Canadian Writing, The Malahat Review, West Coast Line, and Prairie Fire. She can be heard reading her own poems on Rush Hour, a CD recorded by Cyclops Press in 2000, with a bonus track featuring The Weakerthans. She has edited many works, including Before the First Word: The Poetry of Lorna Crozier, and for ten years she was the editor of The Muses' Company Press.

More than writing, she loves reading. Also looking at paintings, watching movies and plays, and listening to music. She has the best job in the world, teaching English and creative writing at the University of Winnipeg.

Recent Notes

Find readings, events, book news and occasional writings in the “notes” section.

Book launch: After Light

Friday Oct 23 2015 7:00 pm, Winnipeg, McNally Robinson, Grant Park, in the Atrium Launch of After Light (Signature Editions). This book tells the sumptuously rendered tale of four generations of the Garrison family, whose story begins when young Deirdre flees Ireland in 1920, seeking a better life in Brooklyn. The secrets she carries with her will […]

Reading: Winnipeg International Writers Festival

Mainstage – Everyday Treacheries Monday, September 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm Shaw Performing Arts Centre (MTYP), The Forks, Winnipeg With Elizabeth Hay, Greg Hollingshead, Guy Vanderhaeghe and Mike Steeves.

Poetry news: Oodena

The long poem “Oodena,” published by Matrix in 2013, appeared this year in the anthology Best Canadian Poems in English 2013.

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