About


Joanna Lilley
Joanna Lilley's fifth book and third poetry collection, Endlings, was published by Turnstone Press in March 2020. She's also the author of a novel, Worry Stones (Ronsdale Press), which was longlisted for the Caledonia Novel Awardand a short story collection, The Birthday Books (Hagios Press). Joanna's other poetry collections are If There Were Roads (Turnstone Press), and The Fleece Era (Brick Books) which was nominated for the Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry. Joanna has an MLitt degree in creative writing from the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde and is a Humber School for Writers graduate. She has diplomas in journalism and plain language editing and has worked in public sector communications for well over 20 years. Joanna is on the board of the Yukon Words society and is the Yukon representative for the Federation of British Columbia Writers. Born in the south of England, Joanna lived in Wales and Scotland before moving to Canada. She now lives in Whitehorse, Yukon, where she's grateful to reside on the Traditional Territories of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council.

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Listen to Joanna's poems

    Hear Joanna read from Worry Stones

    What Joanna's working on now

    Joanna is currently working on a novel and a poetry manuscript and also a family project with her niece Leonora Lilley.