Sweet writing home that is. I am more than greatly pleased to announce that the Center for the Writing Arts in Fairhope, Alabama has awarded me a three-month term as Writer-in-Residence. My residency will be from January to March 2017, a pretty nice time for a Nova Scotia boy to be south — living...
Christine Walde has been published in several literary journals and print publications for her poetry, fiction, and non-fiction. Credits include appearances in The Antigonish Review, Branch, Border Crossings, Carousel, Descant, The Fiddlehead, Hunter & Cook, The Rusty Toque and Vallum.
She has exhibited her visual poetry at the Edmonton Poetry Festival in synestheia, curated by glenN robsoN, and for the interPLAY conference at York University, curated by Adam Lauder.
She has published two novels: Burning from the Inside (Dancing Cat Books, 2013) and The Candy Darlings (2008, Penguin Canada).
In September 2011, London's baseline press published her first poetry chapbook, The Black Car, based on her research with Sylvia Plath's archives. She has recently completed a full-length poetry manuscript, Cloud Country, about Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes' camping trip through Canada in 1959.
Born and raised in London, Ontario, Walde now lives in Victoria, British Columbia.