Laura Lush

Laura Lush, known for her highly imagistic and lyrical poetry, lives and teaches in Toronto. She has published two previous collections of poems: "Hometown, " which was nominated for the 1992 Governor General's Award for Poetry, and "Fault Line" (1997). Poems from "The First Day of Winter" earned her second place in the 2002 CBC Literary Contest. Her first collection of fiction, "Going to the Zoo, " is to be published by Turnstone Press.