Catherine Graham

Catherine Graham is an award-winning creative-writing instructor at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. Winner of the IFOA’s Poetry NOW competition, her most recent collection, Her Red Hair Rises with the Wings of Insects, was a finalist for the Raymond Souster Poetry Award and the CAA Poetry Award. Her work is anthologized in The Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing, Vol IV & V and The White Page / An Bhileog Bhan: Twentieth Century Irish Women Poets and has appeared or is forthcoming in such journals as The Fiddlehead, Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, The Humber Literary Review, Poetry Ireland Review, Prairie Fire and The Malahat Review. Visit:

Graham’s poems are sparely worded but full of evocative images that vividly convey a wide range of emotion, from passion to grief.” — CBC Books