A graduate of the University of British Columbia's creative writing program, Elaine Woo is a poet/librettist and non-fiction writer whose first book of poetry champions the virtue of "smallness" in Cycling with the Dragon: (Gibsons, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2014).

Woo's art song collaboration with composer Daniel Marshall won a Boston Metro Opera Festival Prize in 2013. She is a contributor to the the anthology, V6A: Writing from Vancouver's Downtown Eastside which was a finalist for the City of Vancouver's Book Award in 2012. Her work is also in carte blanche, Shy: An Anthology, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Enpipe Line, Earthwalk, Megaphone Magazine, Ricepaper, West Coast Line, one cool word, Ascent Aspirations, Poetry Pacific, All Rights Reserved Literary Association, Asian Cha, Gusts: Contemporary Tanka, Event Magazine, Prism International, Otoliths, Grain, h&, S/tick, Experiment-O, ..."


Cycling with the Dragon (Nightwood 2014) 978-0-88971-301-7

Put Your Hand in Mine (Winnipeg: Signature Editions, 2019) 9781773240473.

[BCBW 2019]