"Red Letter Day is a vast ranging poetry collection from six-year-old voices to great granny's musings about what unborn babies are saying to current civic injustices, from passionate relatio
"Red Letter Day is a vast ranging poetry collection from six-year-old voices to great granny's musings about what unborn babies are saying to current civic injustices, from passionate relationships to loss of friends, from sad slackness of aging to warm contentment of supportive beliefs, from historical facts to future human possibilities, from dreadful ecological worries to laughter at everyday beauty, and more."
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Bernice Lever (Bowen Island, BC), a founder of WAVES literary magazine from 1972-1987, has published eleven books of poetry, a teaching CD: The Colour of Words, and much short prose. Her committee work has involved her in the Canadian Authors Association, the League of Canadian Poets, the Federation of BC Writers and local writer groups. She has read poems (some were prize winners) across Canada, the USA and on four other continents. She has won four Lifetime Achievement awards, including CAA's Sangster Award. As Writer-in-Residence for Can Authors - Vancouver, she continues editing and marketing manuscripts for others, which she began at Dundurn Press, Toronto. Retired from Seneca College's English Department, Toronto, she now gives writing workshops across Canada when she is not writing poetry or watching the deer walk by the seashore of Howe Sound. This is her second book of poetry with Black Moss Press. Her first book, Imagining Lives, was published in 2012.