Heather Haley

Author and media poet, Heather Haley was born in Matapedia, Quebec, and raised in Manitoba, the Kootenays and Cloverdale, B.C. She was employed for many years as a staff writer, editor and arts reviewer for the LA Weekly before returning to Canada in 1993. Spoken word was Heather’s beat and she published many fine poets in the paper.

Heather also published Rattler, a critically acclaimed multimedia arts and literary journal and her work has appeared in numerous North American publications: the Antigonish Review, Northern Lights, sub-TERRAIN , On The Bus, Heresies, High Performance, Medusa, Verb, Arts Vancouver and the Manic D Press anthology, The Verdict Is In. Find her online at: Bard's Ink, the University of Manitoba's e-zine, Treeline and e-poets.net.
Architect of the Edgewise ElectroLit Centre and the Vancouver Videopoem Festival, Heather has appeared at the Vancouver Public Library, Kootenay School of Writing, Word on the Street Festival, Thundering Word Heard and Bravo Art Channel's Book Television. Heather is an accomplished performer, singing and writing songs for a series of groups, including the .45s with Randy Rampage and HHZ, (Heather Haley & the Zellots) praised by music critic Craig Lee and selected as one of Ten Great LA Bands. Her videopoem, Dying For the Pleasure, premiered at Pacific Cinémathèque in 2003 and Sideways, a collection of verse published by Anvil Press, debuted last year as well.

Selected Publications
Dying For the Pleasure, (videopoem premiered at Pacific Cinemathequem 2003).
Sideways (Anvil Press, 2003) ISBN 1-89636-54-X.

Selected Anthologies
The Verdict Is In (Manic D, 1992)  ISBN 1-89636-54-X.

Books in Print
Haley, Heather
Sideways, Poetry (Anvil Press, 2003) ISBN 1-89636-54-X, $14.00.

Heather Haley