Born in Germany in 1943, Kelowna's Heidi Garnett received the 2004 Joyce Dunn Memorial Award and later published her first poetry collection, Phosphorous (Thistledown 2006, $15.95), recalling her German family's devastating experiences during World War II and her struggles to accept the past. A list of sixteeen relatives who died or disappeared as a result of World War II serves as an afterword. 1-897235-13-5

[BCBW 2006] "Poetry" "War"