K.C. Irving Environmental Science Centre, Wolfville
Wed. January 17, 2018
Born and raised on the South Shore, Alison Smith lived in Quebec, Ontario and Japan before settling down in New Germany with her husband and two sons. Alison has a BA and MA in English Literature from Acadia University where she received the Bittner Award for Creative Writing in 1996. Alison has published two collections of poetry, "The Wedding House" (2001) and "Six Mats and One Year" (2003), as well as a chapbook, "Fishwork, Dear" (2010), with Gaspereau Press. Her work has also appeared (or is forthcoming) in the literary journals Lemon Hound, Event, Pottersfield Portfolio, The Gaspereau Review, Fjords, Rusty Toque, and Guernica. Her new collection of poetry This Kind Of Thinking Does No Good is forthcoming from Gaspereau Press, date yet to be announced.