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  • BLOMER, YVONNE

    Yvonne Blomer

    YVONNE BLOMER served as Victoria, BC’s poet laureate from 2015-2018. In 2018 she also served as Writer in Residence at the Robert Bateman Centre creating an ekphrastic poetry chapbook in response to Bateman’s paintings titled Ravine, Mouse, a Bird’s Beak (Nose in Book Publishing, 2018). In 2017 Yvonne edited the anthology Refugium: Poems for the Pacific (Caitlin Press) with poets responding to their connection to the Pacific from the west coast of North America, and as far away as Japan and New Zealand. Recent publications also include Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur and As if a Raven (both with Palimpsest Press).