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Jane Byers

Jane Byers’ memoir Small Courage: A Queer Memoir of Finding Love and Conceiving Family (Caitlin Press-Dagger Editions) was released in September 2020. She has also published two poetry collections, Acquired Community, (2016, Caitlin Press-Dagger Editions), a 2017 Goldie Award Winner for lesbian poetry and Steeling Effects (2014, Caitlin Press) and a chapbook, It Hurt, That’s All I Know (Nose in Book Publishing, 2017). She has written multiple treatments for award-winning short and feature length documentaries. Jane was the 2018 Writer-in-Residence for Simon Fraser University’s Archives of Lesbian Oral Testimony (ALOT). She has had poems and essays published in anthologies and literary journals in Canada, the U.S. and England, including Canadian Journal of Sports Literature and Best Canadian Poetry 2014. She lives in Nelson, British Columbia with her wife and teenage twins. Website: janebyerswriter.co

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