Zoe Dickinson

Zoe Dickinson is an award-winning poet and bookseller from Victoria, B.C. Her poetry is rooted in place and community, turning a precise and loving eye on shared spaces such as city buses and public beaches. Her work has been published in various literary magazines, including Existere Magazine, Contemporary Verse 2, and Prairie Fire. In 2015, Zoe’s chapbook, Public Transit, was the Canadian winner of Leaf Press’ Overleaf competition. Her poem skipping stones won the Malahat Review’s 2018 Wordsthaw Prize. Zoe has a Masters in Library and Information Studies from Dalhousie University, and a B.A. from Concordia University. She is one of the Artistic Directors of Victoria’s Planet Earth Poetry reading series and a manager at Russell Books in downtown Victoria.