Monday, March 21, 2011

April 29, 2011: Cynthia Woodman Kerkham launches her first collection of poems Good Holding Ground.

Cynthia Woodman Kerkham was born in Toronto, raised in Hong Kong and Vancouver and has lived in France. She has a degree in Asian Studies and English literature from UBC and has worked as a potter, journalist and teacher. Her poems have appeared in many literary journals including The Antigonish Review, Room, CV2, The New Quarterly, The Malahat Review, Grain and Prairie Fire. In 2009 she won the Federation of BC Writers Literary Writes Competition and in 2011 placed first in the Malahat Review's Open Season Awards. When not sailing the Westcoast, she lives in Victoria in a constant state of renovation. Good Holding Ground is her debut collection of poems.


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