Kate Cayley is a poet, playwright, and fiction writer living in Toronto. She is the author of one previous poetry collection (When This World Comes to an End, Brick Books), a young adult novel (The Hangman in the Mirror, Annick Press), and a short story collection (How You Were Born, Pedlar Press), which won the 2015 Trillium Book Award and was a finalist for the Governor General’s Award. She has been a playwright-in-residence at Tarragon Theatre in Toronto since 2009, and has written two plays produced by Tarragon, After Akhmatova and The Bakelite Masterpiece.
Interviews & Articles
Kate Cayley reads from Other Houses at Words Aloud 14 Spoken Word Festival, Durham, Ontario
Video by Kirk Scott, November 3, 2017
Interview with Kate Cayley about her poetry collection Other Houses
HOWL at CIUT 89.5 FM, November 7, 2017
The Proust Questionnaire, with Kate Cayley
June 5, 2017
Kate Cayley reveals the moment she discovered her calling to be a writer
May 24, 2017
Poetry Must-Reads for Spring
April 25, 2017
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 Kate Cayley 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
- Short responses to or reflections on the work of other Brick Books authors
- Reflections on the genesis of one of your own poems
- Discuss your career as a writer: what your apprenticeship entailed, how you got to where you are