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about chris wind
(i.e., stuff that’s conventionally considered to confer legitimacy)
(whatever that is)
chris wind has degrees in Literature, Education, and Philosophy.
wind’s prose has been read on CBC Radio and published in ACT, Alpha, American Atheist, The Antigonish Review, Canadian Woman Studies, event, Existere, (f.)Lip, Herizons, Hysteria, The Humanist, Humanist in Canada, Hysteria, The New Quarterly, Other Voices, Secular Nation, and Waves.
wind’s poetry has been published in Alpha, The Antigonish Review, Ariel, Atlantis, Bite, Bogg, Canadian Author and Bookman, Canadian Dimension, Canadian Woman Studies, Contemporary Verse 2, The Free Verse Anthology, Girlistic Magazine, grain, Interior Voice, Kola, Mamashee, The New Quarterly, Next Exit, Onionhead, Poetry Toronto, Prism International, Rampike, Shard, The University of Toronto Review, The Wascana Review, Whetstone, White Wall Review, Women’s Education des femmes, and three anthologies (Going for Coffee, ed. Tom Wayman; Clever Cats, ed. Ann Dubras; Visions of Poesy, ed. Dennis Gould). “Luncheon on the Grass” was the motive poem for an exhibit by Brooks Bercovitch and Colton at the Galerie Schorer, Montreal (1998).
Monologues from wind’s various books have been published in Contemporary Monologues for Young Women (vol.3); they have also received extensive performance as audition and competition pieces.
wind’s theatrical works have been performed by Shoestring Radio Theatre, Nathan Schultz Presents, The Phantom Players, Laurel Theater, Alumnae Theatre, Theatre Resource Center, Theatre Asylum, Buddies in Bad Times, and A Company of Sirens.
chris wind has received thirteen Ontario Arts Council Writers’ Reserve grants based on publisher and theatre recommendations.
chris wind was guest speaker at Clarkson Secondary School during Canadian Writers’ Week (1992), panellist at the Canadian National Feminist Poetry Conference (Winnipeg, 1992), and featured in an article in The Montreal Gazette (1994).