Joanne Arnott

Joanne Arnott is a Métis/mixed-blood writer born in Manitoba and based in Coast Salish territories on the west coast. A publishing and performing poet since the ’80s and a blogger in more recent years, Joanne is mother to six young people all born at home. An active participant in many online and inworld collaborating groups of writers, she is a mentor and piecework editor, an essayist, and a poet and activist. Halfling Spring and A Night for the Lady are her most recent books: visit her online at her blog. (Photo by Laifong Leung)