About Me

I’m the author of five poetry collections and a Lecturer at Emily Carr University of Art + Design. I’ve held writing residencies in Brisbane, Tasmania, Granada, and Berlin and my work is published widely in Canada and internationally. I live in Vancouver on unceded Coast Salish Territory.

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Jacqueline Turner

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  • " Smart, clear-eyed . . . Turner's gift is for beautiful concision." — Georgia Straight on The Ends of the Earth

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Lorca’s Granada: writers retreat & colloquia

May 2018

Residency held in the city that was home to Federico García Lorca with a variety of participants from the world of the arts and cultural-literary studies.

AFFECT Residency: Berlin

July 2018

A research-based residency, with a unique combination of participatory workshops, studio visits, guided walks, public lectures, open reading groups and a series of interventions.

Kings Bridge Gorge Artist in Residence, Launceston, Tasmania, October 2006


I gave poetry workshops, and worked on a manuscript during this month-long residency.

State Government of Queensland, Australia


Inaugural Poet-in-Residence at the Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts in Brisbane July – October 2005. I performed readings, participated in panels, and conducted workshops all across Queensland.

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