Ruth Daniell interviewed by Rob Taylor for Read Local BC

I’m (re-)posting this interview that Rob Taylor did with me at the end of April as part of National Poetry Month. It was published with Read Local BC, but I must confess that I did not do much to spread the word about it at the time–because it was published the day that Henry wasContinue reading “Ruth Daniell interviewed by Rob Taylor for Read Local BC”

Ruth Daniell featured as part of Poetry Grrrowl on All Lit Up Canada

In this new interview, some kind people at refer to me as “rad” (!) and let me talk about my love of poetry and fairy tales. And one of the poems I’m most proud of from my book The Brightest Thing is included in this feature on All Lit Up Canada–the first time that “Fitcher’sContinue reading “Ruth Daniell featured as part of Poetry Grrrowl on All Lit Up Canada”

Ruth Daniell featured reader at forthcoming Victoria-based reading series, Planet Earth Poetry, March 22

This is a reminder to all my Victoria-based friends and fellow poetry lovers that I’m reading at Planet Earth Poetry this coming Friday, March 22. I’m especially pleased to be reading at Planet Earth Poetry because this long-standing reading series was the very same one that I regularly attended once upon a time when IContinue reading “Ruth Daniell featured reader at forthcoming Victoria-based reading series, Planet Earth Poetry, March 22”

New poetry in Gingerbread House Literary Magazine

My piece “Poem for a Protective Brother” is available in issue 24 of Gingerbread House Literary Magazine. I’m particularly pleased that this poem–based on the “Hansel and Gretel” fairy tale–made it into this magazine. I couldn’t help submitting my Hansel and Gretel poem to a journal entitled Gingerbread House. Actually, I’ve been watching Gingerbread House for awhileContinue reading “New poetry in Gingerbread House Literary Magazine”

New poem in The Antigonish Review

I’ve got a new poem, “The Giantess,” in the new issue of The Antigonish Review. I hope you’ll check it out! It’s a monologue from the point of view of the wife of the giant from “Jack and the Beanstalk.” My thanks to the editors for supporting my fairy tale rhymes! And here’s a photographContinue reading “New poem in The Antigonish Review”

Three poems in Qwerty Magazine & a merry Christmas

My copy of the double issue 33/34 of Qwerty arrived in the mail just in time for Christmas! The magazine includes three of my poems: “Swans,” “Blue Moon (Honeymoon),” and “Blue.” I’m really thrilled to see them in print, and I hope you’ll enjoy them too!  Happy holidays, readers and friends! Here’s a photograph of a dark-eyed juncoContinue reading “Three poems in Qwerty Magazine & a merry Christmas”

A poem in Blue Unicorn

I’m so pleased that I got the latest issue of Blue Unicorn in the mail this week. The editors previously published me in their February issue, and I am so impressed by the quality of the poetry in the magazine. It’s one of those magazines where I read through all the other work and I likeContinue reading “A poem in Blue Unicorn”

Geeking out at Heartwood Café for the ROOM Magazine issue launch

I had a wonderful time at Room’s fall launch last night! For the first set, Kayla Czaga read her heartwrenching/heart-warming nonfiction piece from issue 37.2, “Expanding the Voice.” Then Paula Lemke read a story that was recogonized with an honourable mention in the 2014 Room Contest – Fiction Category, and Kelly Thompson read a great nonfiction storyContinue reading “Geeking out at Heartwood Café for the ROOM Magazine issue launch”