Sandy Shreve

Sandy Shreve has previously published four poetry books, most recently Suddenly, So Much (Exile Editions, 2005), and two chapbooks, Cedar Cottage Suite (Leaf Press, 2010) and Level Crossing (Alfred Gustav Press, 2012). She co-edited, with Kate Braid, the anthology In Fine Form – The Canadian Book of Form Poetry (Polestar, 2005), edited Working For A Living, a collection of poems and stories by women about their work (Room of One’s Own, 1988) and founded BC’s Poetry in Transit program. Her work is widely anthologized and has won the Earle Birney Prize for Poetry and been short listed for the Milton Acorn People’s Poetry Award and the National Magazine Awards for poetry. Born in Quebec and raised in Sackville, New Brunswick, she now lives on Pender Island, British Columbia. For more information, visit

By the Author:
Waiting for the Albatross
Author reviews:
Sandy Shreve’s “Found Poems”
Waiting For The Albatross - Found poems from a deck hand's diary, 1936 - Jack Shreve/Sandy Shreve.
Sandy Shreve profile in Aqua - Gulf Islands Living