Arleen Paré is a poet and novelist, author of two previous books. Originally from Montreal, she lived for many years in Vancouver, where she worked as a social worker and administrator to provide community housing for people with mental illnesses. She now lives in Victoria with her partner, Chris Fox. Lake of Two Mountains is her first full poetry collection and third book.
Interviews & Articles
Week 67 – Arleen Paré presented by JoAnn Dionne
April 7, 2016
Arleen Paré, 2014 Canada Council laureate – Governor General’s Literary Awards
Arleen Paré is a 2014 winner of the Governor General’s Literary Awards for “Lake of Two Mountains” (category: Poetry) , November 18, 2014
Five Questions with Arleen Paré – finalist for 2015 City of Victoria Butler Book Prize
October 10, 2015
Author Arleen Paré seeks clarity, in writing and life
January 9, 2015
Arleen Paré – Introduction and Acceptance Speech at the 2014 Governor General’s Literary Awards
November 26, 2014
Through the questions posed to them, many Brick Books authors have taken the time to provide insights into such things as their writing process, experience as poets, reflections on poems among many other things.
Insights from Arleen Paré can be found here.