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Linda Frank

Photo: Ross Belot 2008

Linda Frank grew up in Montreal but has been living in Hamilton Ontario since 1977. She received a BA from McGill University and an MA from McMaster University.  She is an executive member of the Hamilton Poetry Centre and presently teaches at Mohawk College in Hamilton Ontario. Linda Frank has won several awards for poetry including a Hamilton and Region Arts Council Award. Her work has been widely published in journals and anthologies across Canada. She has published three chapbooks: Taste the Silence; ...It Takes A Train To Cry; and Orpheus Descending. Her collection of poetry called Cobalt Moon Embrace was released in 2002 from BuschekBooks. Kahlo:The World Split Open from Buschek Books was released in 2008 and Insomnie Blues was released in 2011. Her latest collection Divided is forthcoming from Wolsak & Wynn in 2018.

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Cobalt Moon Embrace. Ottawa: BuschekBooks, 2002.
Kahlo: The World Split Open. BuschekBooks, 2008
Insomnie Blues. BuschdekBooks, 2012


Bliss Carman Award for Poetry, 2008
Shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award for Kahlo: The World Split Open, 2008
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