Bonnie Nish is founder and Executive Director of Pandora's Collective Outreach Society, a charitable literary arts organization in Vancouver. She is also Executive Producer of the Summer Dreams Literary Arts Festival, an annual outdoor event, and the Twisted Poets Literary Salon. Her writing has appeared in The Toronto Quarterly, Quills, WordWorks and on-line at Haunted Waters Press,, and Nish has a Masters in Arts Education from Simon Fraser University and has pursued a Ph.D in Expressive Arts Therapy at the European Graduate School. She has been accorded the Writers International Network's 2013 People's Laureate Award and the Dr. Asha Bhargava Memorial Award. Love and Bones (Karma Press) is her first full book of poetry.

[BCBW 2013]