Author of the pet radish, shrunken (BookThug, 2015), been shed bore (Chaudiere Books, 2010) and Thirsts (Snare, 2011) which won the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, Pirie is president of KaDo, an Ottawa-area group for haiku and tanka and related forms and runs phafours press and Studio Nouveau.
A host of Literary Landscape on CKCUfm.com, she also blogs and photographs Ottawa’s rich, amazing literary scene. She gives workshops and talks on poetry for various organizations.
Pirie has over a dozen chapbooks, most recently An Ongoing Lack of Spontaneous Combustion ( words(on)pages, April, 2016), Reviews of Non-existent Titles ( Shreeking Violet Press , 2015), Please Don't Tickle the Salamander's Belly (In/Words, 2015), Writing Sparks ( phafours , 2015), vertigoheel for the dilly and today's woods ( above/ground, 2014)
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