Shannon Webb-Campbell’s Bio

Shannon Webb-Campbell

Credit: Meghan Tansey Whitton

Shannon Webb-Campbell is an award-winning poet, writer, and journalist of Mi’kmaq ancestry. Still No Word (Breakwater, 2015), recipient of Egale Canada’s Out In Print Award, is her first collection of poems. She was Canadian Women In Literary Arts critic-in-residence 2014, and holds a MFA in Creative Writing from University of British Columbia, a BA from Dalhousie University, and currently studies English Literature at Memorial University. Her work is anthologized in Where the Nights Are Twice As Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets (Goose Lane, 2015), This Place A Stranger: Canadian Women Travelling Alone (Caitlin Press, 2015) MESS: The Hospital Anthology (Tightrope, 2014), Out Proud Stories of Pride, Courage and Social Justice (Breakwater, 2014), GULCH: An Assemblage of Poetry and Prose (Tightrope, 2009), and She’s Shameless Women Write About Growing Up, Rocking Out and Fighting Back (Tightrope, 2009).

Shannon can be found on Twitter: @shannonwc

To listen to Shannon’s reading at the Atwater Poetry Project, click here.