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K.I. Press was born in Peace River, Alberta, and grew up in the Peace River country and in Edmonton. Since then, she has also lived in Ottawa (where she received her M.A. in English Literature from the University of Ottawa) and in Vancouver. She lives in Toronto, where she worked for several years in the book publishing industry and now works in communications. She has been an editor at the literary journals The Danforth Review and Other Voices. Her first book of poetry, Pale Red Footprints, was published by Pedlar Press in 2001. Her second book, Spine, appeared in 2004 with Gaspereau Press. She has also published a poetry chapbook with above/ground press called “Flame” (2002). Her poetry has appeared in many journals, including Grain, PRISM international, Descant, PN Review and The Beloit Poetry Journal. She also writes fiction, essays, book reviews and critical articles. She was a Hawthornden Fellow in 2004 and has previously won the Earle Birney Award. Spine was just shortlisted for the 2005 Pat Lowther Award.

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