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Susan Ioannou is a Toronto poet, who also writes literary essays and fiction. Her work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies across Canada. Some poems have also been translated into Hindi and Dutch, and others set to music for performance in both Canada and Norway. For many years she was Associate Editor of Cross-Canada Writers’ Quarterly/Magazine and also led writing workshops for the Toronto Board of Education, Ryerson Literary Society, and the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. You can listen to her talk about and read poems from Looking Through Stone at http://www.authorsaloud.com/poetry/ioannou.html

Awards and Memberships
Susan is the winner of an Okanagan Short Story Award, twice a finalist in the CBC Literary Awards, and the recipient of a Works in Progress and Writers’ Reserve grants from the Ontario Arts Council. Currently, she directs the Wordwrights Canada online poetry course Lessons in Writing the Poem. As well as The Ontario Poetry Society, her memberships include The League of Canadian Poets and The Writers’ Union of Canada. The University of Toronto Libraries Canadian Poetry Online features some of her poems and thoughts on poetry at http://canpoetry.library.utoronto.ca/ioannou/index.htm

Forthcoming Poetry Books
Looking for Light (Hidden Brook Press, 2016)

Bibliography
Susan’s major poetry collections include Clarity Between Clouds (Goose Lane Editions, 1991), Where the Light Waits (Ekstasis Editions, 1996), Coming Home: An Old Love Story (Leaf Press, 2004), and Looking Through Stone: Poems about the Earth (Your Scrivener Press, 2007). She also published the nonfiction guide A Magical Clockwork: The Art of Writing the Poem (Wordwrights Canada, 2000).Details of her other books, publications, readings, awards, and reviews are in her full Literary CV online at http://www3.sympatico.ca/susanio/sioancv.html

Books by Susan Ioannou

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Check out Susan's latest book - Looking for Light

Contact information
susanio@sympatico.ca
http://www3.sympatico.ca/susanio/