- Winner of the H.R. (Bill) Percy Prize for Hat Girl
Wanda Campbell was born in South India and came to Canada at the age of ten. With her husband and three daughters she has camped in the National Parks in every province in Canada and has lived and worked in New Brunswick and Ontario. She now lives in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, where she teaches Creative Writing at Acadia University in view of the highest tides in the world. She has published three collections of poetry: Sky Fishing, Looking For Lucy and Grace. She has also edited literature anthologies for Penguin and an anthology of early canadian women poets called Hidden Rooms. Her creative work has appeared in journals from coast to coast including Antigonish Review, Dalhousie Review, Descant, existere, Fiddlehead, Gaspereau Review, Grain, Harpweaver, New Quarterly, Queen's Quarterly, Room of One's Own, Vallum, Wascana Review, Windsor Review and in the anthologies Body Language and Landmarks.