• Biography

    Lynn is the author of three collections of poetry. Her poems have been featured on CBC radio and translated into French and Spanish. Lynn's poems and stories for children have appeared in anthologies and magazines. Her essays, reviews, and freelance pieces have been published in many magazines and journals.

    Lynn was born in Moncton, New Brunswick. She lived in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia for 18 years, and now lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick, where she works part time at Westminster Books. She's taught creative writing through Continuing Education in Halifax and Fredericton, at the Maritime Writers' Workshop, and at the University of New Brunswick. She has served on the WFNS and WFNB executive boards.

    For more information about Lynn, her books, and author visits, please visit www.lynndavies.ca or e-mail Lynn at lynn@lynndavies.ca

     

    Publications
    • how the gods pour tea. Goose Lane Editions, 2013. ISBN 978-0-864924-23-0

       

    • Where Sound Pools. Goose Lane Editions, 2005. ISBN 0-86492-436-4.

    • The Bridge That Carries the Road. London, Ontario: Brick Books, 1999. ISBN 1-894078-01-2.

    • Her pieces for children have appeared in Crow Toes Quarterly, 2007;  Canadian Poetry for Canadian Kids (Vancouver, British Columbia: Subway Books Ltd., 2005; ISBN 0-9736675-0-8); The Witness and Other Stories (Scarborough, Ontario: Nelson Canada, 1993; ISBN 017-604293-8).

    • Her essays, reviews, and non-fiction have appeared in The Fiddlehead, The Telegraph Journal, Arts Atlantic, Canadian Geographic, Eastern Woods and Waters, The Globe and Mail, Nature Canada, and Outdoor Canada.

       

    Awards
    • Nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award and a Governor General's Award, 1999, for The Bridge That Carries the Road.

    • Honourable Mention, Sean Ryan Children's Fund poetry competition, 1999, for the poem "Rhubarb".

    • Winner of the Lina Chartrand Poetry Award from Contemporary Verse, 1995, for the poem "The Flamingo".