Deirdre Dwyer is the author of two collections, The Breath That Lightens the Body and Going to the Eyestone. She has worked as an ESL instructor in Japan; travelled in Asia, Europe, and in an old Volkswagen van across Canada and the U.S.; taught at universities in Halifax; and helped found a farmers’ market in her hometown. She lives in Musquodoboit Harbour, on Nova Scotia’s eastern shore, with her golden retriever, Molly.
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Poets Resist, where we have words with the @#$% patriarchy with five mighty poetry collections. Until then, we'll leave you with some bookish news around the web.
April 17, 2017
The small farming community of Blomidon on Nova Scotia's Bay of Fundy is the setting and heart of Deirdre Dwyer's
The Blomidon Logs (ECW Press). The poems in the collection refer to the legends of the First Nations chief who once settled there, and celebrate those who make ... Read more
April 3, 2017
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