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Sheila Stewart

Photo: Liz Szynkowski 2012

Sheila Stewart is a poet and adult educator. She grew up in Stratford, Waterloo, and Montreal. She taught in Libya and Swaziland and worked in adult literacy for many years in Parkdale, the west Toronto neighbourhood where she lives. She has a PhD in Adult Education and Community Development from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto.

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A Hat to Stop a Train . Wolsak and Wynn, 2003
The Shape of a Throat. Signature Editions, 2012
The Art of Poetic Inquiry edited by Suzanne Thomas, Ardra L. Cole, and Sheila Stewart. Backalong Books, 2012


Pottersfield Portfolio Short Poem Competition for Ladybones, 2000
Windows on Words, Scarborough Arts Council Annual Poetry Contest for Walk On Over to High Park, 2003
Dan Sullivan Memorial Prize., 2006
gritLIT competition for Let Her, 2010
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