Since emigrating from the UK in 2006, Joanna Lilley has lived in Whitehorse, Yukon. Her poems and stories have been published in Canada and the UK in journals including The Malahat Review, Grain and The Fiddlehead. The Fleece Era is her first collection of poetry. She has also published a book of short stories The Birthday Books (Hagios Press, 2015).
Interviews & Articles
From England to the Yukon: Joanna Lilley Infuses a Magical Dimension into her Poetry
September 8, 2016
12 or 20 (second series) questions with Joanna Lilley
January 10, 2015
An Interview with Joanna Lilley
September 12, 2014
Congratulations to Joanna Lilley!! Third prize in the The Antigonish Review’s 14th Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest.
May 13, 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 Joanna Lilley can be found here.
- Author Questionnaire
- Writing exercises – please share some of your favourite writing exercises – things you do to limber up or exercises you use with workshops
- Reflections on the genesis of one of your own poems
- Discuss the use of a particular literary device (e.g. metaphor, lineation, imagery, sound, rhythm, form) in one of your poems or another poet’s poem
- A poet’s statement on some aspect of craft (that is, not a discussion of, say, metaphor in poem x, but a general discussion of metaphor in your or others’ poetry)