Launch: Shirley Camia’s “Mercy”
May 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Poet and author Shirley Camia will be launching her new poetry collection, Mercy, in the Massy Gallery at 3pm on May 26th, with guest Tania De Rozario.
Shirley Camia is a Filipina-Canadian poet.
She is the author of four collections of poetry: Mercy (Turnstone Press, 2019); Children Shouldn’t Use Knives (At Bay Press, 2017), 2018 winner of The Manuela Dias Book Design and Illustration Award (Book Design) at the Manitoba Book Awards and an Honourable Mention in Poetry at The Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada; The Significance of Moths (Turnstone Press, 2015); and Calliope (Libros Libertad, 2011).
Her work has been featured in publications such as The New Quarterly, CV2, TAYO and the Winnipeg Free Press, as well as the anthologies, Endlessly Rocking (Unbound Content, 2019) and My Lot is a Sky (Math Paper Press, 2018).
Born in Winnipeg, Shirley has lived across Canada, the Philippines, Japan and Kenya. She is currently based in Copenhagen, Denmark.