Heather Haley

Trailblazing poet, author, musician and media artist Heather Haley pushes boundaries by creatively integrating disciplines, genres, and media. Her work has been published in numerous journals, anthologies and collections: Sideways (Anvil Press), and Three Blocks West of Wonderland (Ekstasis Editions). She has also directed three videopoems, Purple Lipstick, Bushwhack and How to Remain. Haley was an editor for the LA Weekly, publisher of Rattlerand the Edgewise Café—one of Canada's first electronic literary magazines. She was the architect of the Edgewise ElectroLit Centre, the Vancouver Videopoem Festival and Visible Verse at Pacific Cinémathèque. Her own works have been official selections at dozens of international film festivals. Haley has gained renown as an engaging performer, sharing her poetry and music with audiences around the world. Most recently she toured eastern Canada and the US in support of her critically acclaimed AURAL Heather CD of spoken word songs, Princess Nutheatherhaley.com