KLASSEN, Ingrid




Author Tags: Poetry, Women

Ingrid Klassen edited D'Sonoqua: An Anthology of Women Poets of British Columbia (Intermedia Press, 1979), 2 volumes. Included are Carolyn Borsman, Marilyn Bowering, Judy Copithorne, G.V Downes, Mona Fertig, Marya Flamengo, Cathy Ford, Maxine Gadd, Leona Gom, Elizabeth Gourlay, Rosemary Hollingshead, Carole Itter, Beth Jankola, Stephanie Judy, Pat Lowther, Nellie McClung, Myra MacFarlane, Floris McLaren, Florence McNeil, Dorothy Manning, Daphne Marlatt, Anne Marriott, Judi Morton, Rona Murray, Susan Musgrave, Marguerite Pinney, Helene Rosenthal, Rolsyn Smythe, Dona Sturmanis, Lorraine Vernon, Phyllis Webb, Carolyn Zonailo.

The precursor to D'Sonoqua was Women’s Eye, 12 B.C. Women Poets (AIR Press 1974) edited by Dorothy Livesay.

Almost four decades later Susan Musgrave edited Force Field: 77 Women Poets of British Columbia (Mother Tongue 2014). Maleea Acker, Joanne Arnott, Elizabeth Bachinsky, Jacqueline Baldwin, Michelle Barker, Rhonda Batchelor, Yvonne Blomer, Leanne Boschman, Fran Bourassa, Marilyn Bowering, Kate Braid, Connie Braun, Margo Button, Anne Cameron, Marlene Cookshaw, Judith Copithorne, Susan Cormier, Lorna Crozier, Jen Currin, Daniela Elza, Cathy Ford, Carla Funk, Maxine Gadd, Rhonda Ganz, Elee Kraljii Gardiner, Heidi Garnett, Lakshmi Gill, Kim Goldberg, Alisa Gordaneer, Heidi Greco, Karen Hofmann, Leah Horlick, Diana Hartog, Heather Haley, Joelene Heathcote, Diana Hayes, Aislinn Hunter, Gillian Jerome, Elena E. Johnson, Eve Joseph, Donna Kane, Sonnet L'Abbé, Fiona Tinwei Lam, Zoe Landale, Larissa Lai, Evelyn Lau, Julia Leggett, Angela Long, Christine Lowther, Sandra Lynxleg, Rhona McAdam, Susan McCaslin, Hannah Main-van der Kamp, Daphne Marlatt, Jessica Michalofsky, Jane Munro, Catherine Owen, Shauna Paull, Miranda Pearson, Meredith Quartermain, Rebekah Rempel, Linda Rogers, Rachel Rose, Laisha Rosnau, Renée Sarojini Saklikar, Sandy Shreve, Melanie Siebert, Susan Stenson, Cathy Stonehouse, Sharon Thesen, Betsy Warland, Gillian Wigmore, Ursula Vaira, Rita Wong, Onjana Yawnghwe, Patricia Young, Jan Zwicky

[BCBW 2013] "Women"