Profile of Joanne Merriam

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Joanne Merriam was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1973. A graduate in English and Mathematics from Dalhousie University, she has worked as a courier dispatcher, telemarketer, charity fundraiser, sheet music librarian, web designer and office administrator. In 2001, she quit her job as the Executive Assistant of the Writers' Federation of Nova Scotia to travel Canada by train, and then much of the Northeastern and Southern United States with her husband Alan Slone. She lives in Concord, NH.

Her mainstream writing has appeared in Alba, The Amethyst Review, andwerve, The Antigonish Review, Big Toe Review, Canadian Literature, Contemporary Verse 2, Dandelion, Event, Feux chalins, The Fiddlehead, flashquake, Grain, Litwit Review, Maquette Magazine, Orbis Quarterly international, Pottersfield Portfolio, Prairie Journal, Prosodia, Room of One's Own, Quarry, Vallum Contemporary Poetry and the anthologies Ice: new writing on hockey, Reactions 4 and To Find Us: Words and Images of Halifax. Her speculative writing is listed below.


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Speculative Poetry