Susan McCaslin

Susan is a poet, Faculty Emerita of Douglas College in Westminster, BC, scholar, workshop facilitator, and author of eleven volumes of poetry, including Lifting the Stone (Seraphim Editions, 2007). She has edited two anthologies of poetry (Poetry and Spiritual Practice and A Matter of Spirit) and is on the editorial board of Event: the Douglas College Review. Her most recent book, Demeter Goes Skydiving, is being launched at the festival by the University of Alberta Press.

Susan lives in Fort Langley, British Columbia. After twenty-three years as a professor of English and Creative Writing at Douglas College in New Westminster, B.C., Susan is now a full-time writer, giving poetry workshops, talks, and readings.

Susan will take part in Literary Cocktails and the Festival’s School Program.