Spirit Harvest, Trish Shields. Dare2Dream Publishing,
2002. ISBN 0-9716812-8-7. $10.00 US.
Spirit Harvest is a
collection of poetry on the human experience, from love and
regret to war and peace, from parenthood and hope to the horrors
of terrorism and blind devotion. Trish Shields studied creative
writing at the Algonquin College in Ottawa and with Matt Hughes
in BC. Her first book of poetry, Soul Speak, was nominated for a
Lambda Literary Award in 2001. Her first novel, Inferno, was
published in 2003 and was on the Open Book’s Best Sellers List
the following year. Her short stories and poetry have been
published internationally. She is the editor/co-ordinator for
the Canadian Poetry Association’s 20th Anniversary Anthology
published in 2006.