Wendy Morton

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Wendy Morton reads from her poetry collection, Gumshoe

Published by: Black Moss Press

Time of Reading: 6:27
Wendy Morton has been WestJet Airlines' poet of the skies, DaimlerChrysler's poet of the road and is sponsored as well by Prairie Naturals Vitamins, Fairmont hotels, Fuji, AbeBooks. She has relentlessly taken poetry out of bookstores and coffee shops, out into the street with Random Acts of Poetry--bringing corporate sponsors, poets and audiences together in new ways. She has four collections of poetry, Private Eye, Undercover, Shadowcatcher from Ekstasis Edition and Gumshoe from Black Moss Press. Her memoir, Six Impossible Things Before Breakfast was published by Emdash Books. She has been an insurance investigator for 24 years and her work often informs her poetry. She has lived in the same house west of Sooke, B.C. on the Strait of Juan de Fuca for 34 years.
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“Wendy Morton’s poetry always surprises. It embraces both humour and grief with equal measure. It pays attention to thunder and cinnamon, bread and tutus, and by so doing expresses our human world with grace and joy.”
Patrick Lane
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