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Steph Yorke

I read and write. I've published one book as well as individual poems, essays, and stories. 


The book is Both Boys Climb Trees They Can't Climb Down (Signature Editions, 2012, Winnipeg). Journal publications include PRISM International, The Fiddlehead, CV2, Prairie Fire, Ryga, Grain, The Malahat Review, Wave Composition, Descant, The MaynardThe Feathertale Review, and others. 

I love to collaborate. I've teamed up with artists and scholars on a few different projects, including an essay and some short musical compositions. 

I hold a doctorate in literature from Oxford, where I was a Commonwealth Scholar. My thesis was about disability in literature. I took up a junior academic position for two years, but I was deeply unhappy in the work environment in which I found myself, so I left.