Deanna Young

young-deannaDeanna Young is the author of three books of poetry: House Dreams, Drunkard’s Path and The Still Before a Storm. Her writing has appeared in journals across Canada and received numerous prizes and acknowledgments, including the grand prize in the 2013 Prism international Poetry Contest. Born in southwestern Ontario, she has lived for extended periods in Montreal, Nova Scotia and Trinidad in the West Indies. She now lives in Ottawa, Canada, where she writes, edits, teaches, and co-directs the Tree Reading Series.