About the Author

Clea Roberts lives in Whitehorse, Yukon on the Takhini River with her husband and daughter. Her poems have appeared in The Antigonish Review, CV2, The Dalhousie Review, The International Feminist Journal of Politics, Lake: A Journal of Arts and Environment, The Malahat Review, Prism International, and Room. Roberts has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Centre and the Atlantic Centre for the Arts, and is a three-time recipient of the Yukon Government Advanced Artist Award. Her work has been nominated for a National Magazine Award, and her poem “When We Begin to Grow Old” won the After Al Purdy Poetry Contest. Roberts co-organizes the Whitehorse Poetry Festival.

Posted on December 9, 2015