Jan Zwicky

Jan Zwicky

British Columbia

Jan Zwicky has published more than a dozen books of poetry and prose and is the winner of the Governor General’s Award for poetry and the Dorothy Livesay Prize. As a poet, philosopher, essayist, musician and teacher, she has established a reputation as one of Canada’s most innovative thinkers. Zwicky has taught philosophy, interdisciplinary humanities, English and creative writing at universities across Canada. In her new poetry collection The Long Walk, Zwicky examines the cataclysmic effects of climate change on both the environment and the human spirit.