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Laisha Rosnau is the author of The Sudden Weight of Snow (McClelland and Stewart, 2002), which was an honourable mention for the Amazon/Books in Canada First Novel Award. Rosnau’s first collection of poetry, Notes on Leaving (Nightwood, 2004), won the 2005 Acorn-Plantos People’s Poetry Award. Her second, Lousy Explorers (Nightwood, 2009), was a finalist for the Pat Lowther Award for best book of poetry by a Canadian woman. Her most recent book of poetry, Pluck (Nightwood, 2014), was nominated for the national Raymond Souster Award. Rosnau teaches fiction and poetry at UBC, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver Film School and Okanagan College. She and her family are the resident caretakers of Bishop Wild Bird Sanctuary in Coldstream, BC.


Book Cover Lousy Explorers
978-0-88971-230-0 · 0-88971-230-1 · May 2009 · Paperback
CAD$17.95 · USD$17.95
The second collection of poetry from the winner of the Acorn-Platos People's Poetry Prize.
Book Cover Notes on Leaving
978-0-88971-200-3 · 0-88971-200-X · March 2004 · Paperback
CAD$15.95 · USD$15.95
A stunning poetry follow-up to Laisha Rosnau's novel The Sudden Weight of Snow. Winner of the 2005 Acorn-Plantos People's Poetry Prize
Book Cover Our Familiar Hunger
978-0-88971-344-4 · 0-88971-344-8 · April 2018 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
Book Cover Pluck
978-0-88971-295-9 · 0-88971-295-6 · April 2014 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95