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Karen Solie Headshot - Kendal Poetry Festival 2020 Poet

Karen Solie

Festival Poet

Karen Solie was born in Moose Jaw and grew up in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada. Her fifth collection of poetry, The Caiplie Caves, was published in Canada and the U.K. this year, and shortlisted for the T.S. Eliot Prize. An associate director for the Banff Centre’s Writing Studio program, she has taught writing for universities across Canada and in the U.K. and is currently a lecturer in the Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University. 

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