The first two poetry books by Bowen Island psychotherapist Lisa Shatsky, Do Not Call Me By My Name and Blame it on the Moon, were shortlisted for the The Gerald Lampert Poetry Award and the Acorn Plantos Award for People's Poetry respectively.

Her poetry has been published in The Vancouver Review, Room Magazine, Quills Canadian Poetry Magazine, The Nashwaak Review, Antigonish Review, The Dalhousie Review, Canadian Literature, Canadian Woman's Studies, The Prairie Journal, Jones Av., Grain, The New Quarterly, Monday's Poem, and in six chapbooks by Leaf Press (edited by Patrick Lane) along with anthologies across Canada and the US. Shatzky has also had prose published in Living Artfully: Reflections from the Far West Coast(Key Publishing, 2012) as well as poetry in This Island We Celebrate (Bowen Island Arts Council, 2013).


Do Not Call Me By My Name (Black Moss Press 2011)

Blame it on the Moon (Black Moss Press 2013)

When the Colours Run (Black Moss Press 2015)

[BCBW 2015]