Reading, Writing, Listening: Author Spotlight – Joanne Epp

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Joanne Epp’s poetry has appeared in The New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, Juniper, and other journals, and her collaborative translations with Sally Ito and Sarah Klassen have appeared in The Polyglot. Her first full-length poetry collection, Eigenheim, was published by Turnstone Press in 2015; her second, Cattail Skyline, is forthcoming in 2021. She lives in Winnipeg.

Her poem “Affirmation” can be read on our website at

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