Take a look at this wonderful interview with Rachel Rose on Lemon Hound. Rachel is a prominent writer in the Lower Mainland.
“Rachel Rose has won national awards for her poetry, her fiction, and her non-fiction. She has published poems, short stories and essays in Canada, the U.S., New Zealand and Japan, including Poetry, The Malahat Review, and The Best American Poetry and Rocksalt: An Anthology of Contemporary B.C. Poetry. She is the author of three books of poetry, Song and Spectacle, Notes on Arrival and Departure, and Giving My Body to Science.
In 2011 she was commissioned to write a libretto, working with composer Leslie Uyeda, which will be performed as an opera in summer 2013. She is also collaborating as a poet and songwriter with singer-guitar player Simon Paradis, bass player Jefferson Rose, and musician Tobi Stone.”
P.S. I have a little secret for you in Issue 1.3.