Episode 7: “Call Me Crab Apple Girl,” by Emily Pohl-Weary

The author Emily Pohl-Weary reads her poem “Call Me Crab Apple Girl,” in memory of Ashley Smith. Recorded at the Pierre Berton House, Dawson City, Yukon.
Emily Pohl-Weary lives in Dovercourt Village. She will publish her latest teen novel, Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl, in 2013. She facilitates the Toronto Street Writers, a free writing group geared toward marginalized youth, and is the executive director of the Academy of the Impossible, a storefront learning centre. Her book about her grandmother, Better To Have Loved: The Life of Judith Merril (Between the Lines, 2002), won the 2003 Hugo Award for non-fiction. She is the author of the poetry collection Iron-on Constellations (Tightrope, 2005), the novel A Girl Like Sugar (McGilligan, 2004). Last updated summer, 2013.
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