Elizabeth Bachinsky

Elizabeth Bachinsky established a significant reputation with her first two poetry collections, Curio and Home of Sudden Service. Her work was nominated for the Bronwen Wallace Award in 2004 and the Governor General’s Award for Poetry in 2006, and has appeared in literary journals, anthologies, and on film in Canada, the US, France, Ireland, England, and China. Her new book, God of Missed Connections (Nightwood 2009), once again showcases the power and delicacy of her voice. Bachinsky is Poetry Editor for Event magazine, and an instructor of creative writing at Douglas College in New Westminster BC.