Margo Button

Margo Button’s first book, The Unhinging of Wings (Oolichan, 1996) won the prestigious Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize (B.C. Book Prizes) and was short listed for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Prize (League of Canadian Poets) and is now in its fourth printing. The book became a highly acclaimed play written by Michael Bianchin and produced by Welcome Wood Productions in Kingston, Ontario. Her second book of poems The Shadows Fall Behind was published in 2000. Her bilingual poem “Interviews at the Elders’ Palace” won Arc’s Confederation Poets award for the best poem published in 2002. She lives in Victoria on Vancouver Island.

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The Elder's Palace