Biography

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Rhonda Douglas is an award-winning Canadian poet, fiction writer and writing mentor. She’s the author of Welcome to the Circus (Freehand Books, 2015), How to Love a Lonely Man (Apt. 9 Press,  2013), and Some Days I Think I Know Things: The Cassandra Poems, (Signature Editions, 2008).  Her writing has been published across Canada and has won awards from The Malahat Review, Arc Poetry Magazine, Prairie Fire and Room Magazine, among others. In 2012, Rhonda received her MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She is also an alumna of the Humber School for Writers and the Banff Centre Writing Studio. Originally from Grand Bank, Newfoundland, Rhonda now lives in Ottawa, Ontario.

Publishers’ Weekly said her short fiction collection Welcome to the Circus “bubbles with originality and daring” and is “an exhilarating read.”