Arleen Paré’s first book, Paper Trail, was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay BC Book Award for Poetry and won the City of Victoria Butler Book Prize in 2008. Leaving Now, a mixed-genre novel released in 2012, was highlighted on All Lit Up. Lake of Two Mountains, her third book, won the 2014 Governor General’s Award for Poetry, was nominated for the Butler Book Prize and won the CBC Bookie Award. Paré’s poetry collection, He Leaves His Face in the Funeral Car, was a 2015 Victoria Butler Book Prize finalist. She lives in Victoria with her partner of thirty-seven years. The Girls with Stone Faces is her fifth book.
Interviews & Articles
To Let Things Unfold: Samantha Ainsworth in Conversation with Arleen Paré
November 1, 2017
16 Canadian poetry collections to watch for
August 25, 2017
Arleen Paré takes a Poetic Look at Two of Toronto’s Most Influential Sculptors
September 5, 2017
Where in Canada: The Girls with Stone Faces
September 8, 2017
Most Anticipated: Our Fall 2017 Poetry Preview
August 8, 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 Arleen Paré can be found here.