collection, Inside in the Sky, was
published in 1976. Since then, she has
authored 14 books of poetry, including The Garden Going on Without Us,
Angels of Flesh, Angels of Silence, Inventing the Hawk, winner of the 1992 Governor-General’s
Award, Everything Arrives at the Light, Apocrypha of Light,
What the Living Won’t Let Go, and
most recently Whetstone.
Whether Lorna is
writing about angels, aging, or Louis Armstrong’s trout sandwich, she
continues to engage readers and writers across Canada and the world with her
grace, wisdom and wit. She is, as Margaret Laurence wrote, “a poet to be
grateful for.” Presently,
she lives near Victoria, where she teaches and serves as Chair in the Writing Department at the University of Victoria.