Just in time for International Women's Day in March, Emily-Jane Hills Orford is launching her new book, "Amazingly Extra-Ordinary Women" at BookStop, 1 Jockvale Rd. Nepean, Ontario on March 1st, from 1 - 3 p.m. emilyjanebooks.ca
Born in England, she moved to Canada as a young girl and has since lived in Ottawa, Winnipeg, Toronto, and for the last 25 years in the country north of Kingston. The author of five collections of poetry and an award-winning memoir, she is currently writing narrative poetry. Her recent collection of poetry, "Hooked - Seven Poems" has become a performance piece (www.hookedinhouse.com) She teaches creative writing on-line for Writers In Electronic Residence, is the founder of the RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, and since 1989 has taught Contemporary Canadian Poetry and Creative Writing at Queen's University.