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.