BARKLEY, Gloria




Author Tags: Poetry

Born in Penticton on November 30, 1926, Gloria Barkley self-published a volume of poetry about Hedley, B.C. entitled Stemwinder (Burnaby: Wet Sickle Press, 1995). She studied poetry and prose at UBC and SFU, graduated from Vancouver School of Art in 1968, and joined The League of Canadian Poets, the Federation of British Columbia Writers, Trinity Potters, B.C. Potters and the Fraser Valley Potters Guild.

At age 86, after two decades of worrying about her mental health and discovering her body was simply reacting severely to her diet, Gloria Barkley published her second collection of spare poems, Water Window Mirror (Wattle and Daub Books 2013) 978-0-9810658-4-7 $12.95

[BCBW 2013] "Poetry"