Fertig’s new poems

“Poet, publisher and long-time supporter of the writing community, Salt Spring Island-based Mona Fertig (left) has released her first collection of poems in 14 years.” FULL STORY


Sally Quon

June 07th, 2023

A disabled writer living in the Okanagan Valley, Sally Quon has published the collection of poems, Beauty Born of Pain (Okanagan Publishing House $23.99), containing four groupings. Secrets details the experience of an abusive marriage. Echoes is about the return of childhood memories once free of the relationship. Damage is about the lingering effects of the past on mind and body. The final section, Recovery, is about moving forward with hope and healing. Quon has published her poetry widely in creative nonfiction anthologies, and her photographs have appeared in magazines including Canadian Geographic, and the birding brochures of Nature Alberta. In her spare time, Sally explores the back roads near her home. 9781990389306

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