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Rachel Rose


Rachel Rose is the author of four poetry books, and has won poetry, fiction, and non-fiction awards, including a 2014 and 2016 Pushcart Prize, the Bronwen Wallace Prize for Fiction from The Writers’ Trust of Canada and a 2016 nomination for a Governor General’s Award. Formerly a fellow at The University of Iowa’s International Writing Program, she is the Poet Laureate Emerita of Vancouver. Her memoir, The Dog Lover Unit: Lessons in Courage from the World’s K9 Cops, (St. Martin’s Press) and an anthology she edited, Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food, were both published in 2017. Recent work has appeared in publications such as The Globe & Mail, The American Poetry Review, Monte Cristo Magazine, The Vancouver Sun and The Press Democrat. Rachel lived in Montreal, Seattle and Japan before returning to her birth city of Vancouver.

Books by Rachel Rose

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American Canadian

September 20, 1970

Vancouver, BC