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First Name Catherine
Last Name Fretwell
Member Since June 9, 2022
Email kfretwell@cogeco.ca
City Seguin
State Ontario
Zipcode P2A 0B2
Country Canada
Company League of Canadian Poets
Pen Name Katerina Vaughan Fretwell
Branch Affiliation Niagara
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Bio Katerina Vaughan Fretwell's ninth poetry collection is We Are Malala, Inanna 2019. Her eighth, Dancing on a Pin, Inanna 2015, was longlisted for the Lowther Prize, part of the Battle of the Bards at Harbourfront, and five of the poems placed Runner Up, subTerrain, Outsider Poetry Contest. All her books include her art and her poems are in over 79 anthologies and 50 journals. Her art won First Prize, Watercolour, Artfocus, Toronto, 2001. Class Acts was one of Kerry Clare's Notable Poetry Books of 2013.
Publications We Are Malala, Inanna 2019; Dancing on a Pin, Inanna 2015; Class Acts, Inanna 2013; Angelic Scintillations, Inanna 2011; Shaking Hands with the Night, Pendas, 2008; Samsara: Canadian in Asia, Pendas, 2004; Remyth, Cranberry Tree Press, 1997; Apple Worm and All, Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1979' The Ultimate Contact, Fiddlehead Poetry Books, 1978. Recent anthologies: Love Lies Bleeding edited by George Elliott Clarke; Poems in Response to Peril, edited by Richard Sitoski and Penn Kemp; Intimate Passages, edited and illustrated by me; Outlying Voices Vol 4 edited by Parkland Poets Society, Alberta; Gathered Voices, edited by Vanessa Shields and Irene Moore Davis.
Other Memberships The League of Canadian Poets, full member since 1990; The Ontario Poetry Society; CARFAC Ontario
Awards 5 poems from Dancing on a Pin, Runner Up, subTerrain Outsider Poetry Contest, 2015 Poem Polaris, First Prize, Canadian Authors Association, 1997, Northern branch First Prize, Watercolour, Artfocus, Group Show, Toronto, 2001 Judges Choice, Anthem, The Ontario Poetry Society, judge Louise Fairley, 2021 Honourable Mention, Love Lies Bleeding, TOPS, Judge George Elliott Clarke, 2021
Contests see above in awards
Genres Poetry
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