Beth Jankola of Burnaby is a graphic artist and poet who frequently cites working class environs in her books. Jody Said partially examines her relationship with her daughter. Mirror mirror is largely concerned with maintaining an honest self-image. Girl of the Golden West examines sexual stereotyping by concentrating on the cowboy myth and its restrictiveness for women. Other titles are The Way I See It, Sun Petals Soon To Dust, Faceless Woman and Shadows in the Glass. She received the Bliss Carmen Award for Lyrical Poetry in 1972.

[BCBW 1992]