Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

Media Kit July 12, 2013

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Shawn Bird (BA, MEd) is a high school English teacher, an author, and a poet in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia.  She has written a ‘noir-vella’ Murdering Mr. Edwards, published by Coffin Hop Press,  the YA novel series Grace Awakening and several books of poetry.  In her spare time, she trick trains her talented miniature poodle, plays the harp, and serves her community with Shuswap Rotary Club.


General introduction of Shawn. (45 seconds)

Introduction themed for library events. (1 minute)


Murdering Mr. Edwards  Coffin Hop Press. 2018. ISBN  978-1-988987-04-0  E-ISBN 978-1-988987-05-7

123 Prompts for Poets & Novelists. 2018. ISBN 978-0-9920052-6-9

2011 (Poetry chapbook, 2013) ISBN 978-09920052-0-7

Grace Awakening Dreams and Power (paperback, 2012) ISBN  978-09877296-2-0

2010 (Poetry chapbook, 2013)

Grace Awakening Power (ebook, 2011) ISBN 978-09877296-1-3

A Year in Love (Poetry e-chapbook 2011)  ISBN  978-09877296-3-7

Grace Awakening Dreams (ebook, 2010) ISBN 978-09877296-0-6


  • Master of Education (University of British Columbia). Capstone project: The Poet Teacher.
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education (Simon Fraser University).
  • Bachelor of Arts in English (Athabasca University).


  • Shuswap Rotary Club of Salmon Arm (President 2008-9 and 2018-19)
  • BC Teachers’ Federation
  •  Federation of BC Writers
  • North Okanagan Shuswap Teachers Association
  • Shuswap Association of Writers

You can email her directly through the form on the Contact page


Image courtesy Photos by Ava Franklin 2013

Image courtesy of Photos by Ava Franklin

Image courtesy of Photos by Ava Franklin 2013


Image by Photos by Ava Franklin 2017


Image by Photos by Ava Franklin 2017


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