Shawn L. Bird

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

Media Kit July 12, 2013

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Bio:

Shawn Bird is a high school English teacher and librarian, an author, and a poet in the beautiful Shuswap region of British Columbia. She loves her students and amazing colleagues at the small but mighty Eagle River Secondary.   Shawn is a  graduate student in the Faculty of Education at University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus.   She has published the YA novel series Grace Awakening and several books of poetry.  She is represented by literary agent Amy Tompkins of Transatlantic Agency.

Publications:

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

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in English from Athabasca University.
  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Education from Simon Fraser University. 
  • presently Master of Education student at University of British Columbia (Okanagan). Capstone project: The Poet Teacher.  Anticipated completion: June 2016.

Affliations:

  • Rotary Club of Salmon Arm (Shuswap) (President 2009)
  • 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

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Image courtesy Photos by Ava Franklin

Image courtesy of Photos by Ava Franklin

Image courtesy of Photos by Ava Franklin

Shawn in Hidden Gems Bookstore, Salmon Arm

Shawn in Hidden Gems Bookstore, Salmon Arm Image courtesy Photos by Ava Franklin

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Images courtesy Photos by Ava Franklin

 

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