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|Last Name||Van Loon|
|Member Since||October 3, 2003|
|Branch Affiliation||National Capital Region|
|Bio||Jean Van Loon is a life-long resident of Ottawa. Since retiring from a career as a public servant and head of the steel industry’s national trade association, she has published poems and stories in literary magazines across Canada and in Journey Prize Stories 19. When not at her desk, she often walks through the Experimental Farm, comprised in large part of farmland bought from J.R. Booth, the industrialist who inspired her first poetry collection, Building on River, (Cormorant Books, 2018).|
|Genres||Poetry, Short Stories|
|Available For||Readings, Workshops|
|Services Offered||Book Reviews|