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Meredith Quartermain

Meredith Quartermain was born in Toronto, grew up in the Kootenays, BC, and now lives in Vancouver. She has degrees in English and Law from UBC. She has taught English at UBC and Capilano College, and has enjoyed leading writing workshops at Naropa University and the Kootenay School of Writing. With her husband, Peter Quartermain, she runs Nomados Literary Publishers, which has published more than 30 books of innovative writing. Her work has appeared in the Walrus, Matrix, the Literary Review of Canada, Prism International, The Capilano Review, West Coast Line, filling Station, Raddle Moon, Canadian Literature, and other magazines. Vancouver Walking won the BC Book Award for Poetry in 2006, and Nightmarker was a finalist for the 2009 Vancouver Book Award

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Publications

Vancouver Walking. Edmonton, AB: NeWest, 2005.
The Eye-Shift of Surface. Victoria, BC: greenboathouse, 2003.
Wanders. with Robin Blaser. Vancouver: Nomados, 2002.
Terms of Sale. Buffalo: Meow, 1996.
A Thousand Mornings. Vancouver: Nomados, 2002.
Matter. BookThug, 2008
Nightmarker. NeWest, 2008

Awards

BC Book Award for Poetry for Vancouver Walking, 2006
finalist for Vancouver Book Award for Nightmarker, 2009

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