Pearl Pirie author photo

Pearl Pirie is director of the Tree Reading Series, president of haiku group KaDo and a host of Literary Landscape on She writes a food column for Centretown Buzz and runs phafours press and Studio Nouveau, workshops & pop-up readings.  Recent chapbooks include: Sex in Sevens (above/ground, Sept, 2016), An Ongoing Lack of Spontaneous Combustion (words(on)pages, 2016),  Reviews of Non-existent Titles (Shreeking Violet Press, 2015), and Please Don’t Tickle the Salamander’s Belly (In/Words, 2015). Her poems have found places in anthologies including Erotic Haiku: Of Skin on Skin (Black Moss, 2017) and The Best Canadian English Poetry (Tightrope, 2014), as well as magazines including Canadian Literature, Matrix, Bottle Rockets, A Hundred Gourds, Arc, The Puritan and Frogpond. Pearl Pirie’s publications include been shed bore (Chaudiere, 2010), Thirsts (Snare, 2011), and the pet radish, shrunken (BookThug, 2016)

Thirsts cover   The Pet Radish, Shrunken cover   been shed bore cover

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