2024 Festival:
October 21–27

Cecily Nicholson

CECILY NICHOLSON is the author of four books and a past recipient of the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Nicholson is the inaugural recipient of the Phyllis Webb Memorial Reading award from the Poetry in Canada Society and will be the 2024/2025 Holloway Lecturer in Poetry and Poetics at UC Berkeley. She is an Assistant Professor in Poetry at the UBC School of Creative Writing.