Born in 1949, Denise Cammiade worked at Munro's Books in Victoria for 30 years, mostly in charge of the children's book section. She studied writing and painting at the University of Victoria where she was awarded the Millen Undergraduate Scholarship in 1990 for "Instrumental Sestina." She died suddenly in November, 2002, at age 53. She was the author of one book of poetry, The Creature I Am (Sono Nis, 2003 $16.95), published posthumously. It featured colour illustrations by Jenny Munro. 1-55039-133-X

[BCBW 2003] "Poetry"