Please join Aqua in welcoming BC writer Barbara Nickel to Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, on Thursday, May 12, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
She'll be joined by Lindsey Childs, who recently won the Winnipeg Free Press/Writers Collective Poetry Contest for her poem Predator.
Barbara Nickel’s second collection of poetry, Domain, was listed in Quill & Quire’s Best Books of 2007. Her previous collection of poetry, The Gladys Elegies, won the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Her work has appeared in numerous literary magazines and anthologies, including Notre Dame Review, Prairie Schooner, Poetry Ireland Review, The Malahat Review, The New Canon: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry, and The Walrus.
She is a winner of The Malahat Review Long Poem Prize. Barbara is also an award-winning author of books for children; her novel Hannah Waters and the Daughter of Johann Sebastian Bach was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award and won the B.C. Book Prize. A new picture book in verse is forthcoming in 2013. She lives and writes in Yarrow, B.C.
Lindsey Childs has published in Juice and her poem, Predator, will soon appear in The Collective Consciousness. Lindsey is a current member of the Board of Directors for both Prairie Fire Magazine and The Writers Collective of Manitoba.