Monica Kidd

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Monica Kidd reads from her poetry collection, Actualities

Published by: Gaspereau Press

Time of Reading: 4:49
Monica Kidd grew up on the rural Alberta prairies and now lives in Newfoundland, where she moved initially to work as a seabird biologist, and then as a reporter for CBC Radio. She is the author of two novels (Beatrice, Turnstone Press; and The Momentum of Red, Raincoast Books). In 2007, she is in her final year of medical school at Memorial University of Newfoundland.
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"Kidd surges prominently to the fore. Her strength is her diction: not just the right word, but the surprising word; not just the appropriate image, but the unusual image."
— George Elliott Clarke, The Chronicle Herald
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