About  SONJA RUTH GRECKOL

 

A critically acclaimed, insightful writer, Sonja Ruth Greckol’s work has appeared in Literary Review of Canada, Canadian Literature, Dalhousie Review, CV2, Canadian Women’s Studies, Fiddlehead, Matrix, and online at Influency Salon, Ditch and The Rusty Toque.

Her long poem, Emilie Explains Newton to Voltaire, was short-listed for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2008.  

She edited poetry for Women and Environments International and was a founding member of the Influencysalon.ca Editorial Group.

Greckol has done residencies in Saratoga Springs, NY, in Vilnius, Lithuania, in Granada, Spain, and in Banff and Montreal. 

Having taught college and university, studied order and disorder in jokes, done human rights and gender-based research and organizational diversity consulting, she now does local activism with the Toronto Women’s City Alliance (TWCA), a kickass group of mostly young women, while she writes.

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