Sonja Skarstedt

Sonja Skarstedt
BornOctober 2, 1960
Montreal 22, Quebec, Canada
DiedJuly 31, 2009(2009-07-31) (aged 48)
Montreal
Alma materMcGill University
Occupationpoet, writer, artist

Sonja Skarstedt (October 2, 1960 – July 31, 2009) was a Canadian poet, short story, playwright writer, painter and illustrator. Born in Montreal, Quebec, she was the founder and former editor of the literary magazine Zymergy, 1987-1991, and founder of Empyreal Press, 1990. She graduated from McGill University with a BA in English Literature in 1982. She was married to the artist and comic book illustrator Geof Isherwood.

In 2008, Skarstedt began the first of over thirty short film productions on YouTube's Skarwood Channel.

Skarstedt died July 31, 2009[1] at the age of 48, 26 months after diagnosis and treatment for ovarian cancer.[2]

Bibliography

Poetry

  • Mythographies — 1990
  • A Demolition Symphony — 1995
  • Beautiful Chaos — 2000
  • In the House of the Sun — 2005

Drama

  • Saint Francis of Esplanade — 2001

Fiction

Anthologies edited

  • Eternal Conversations: Remembering Louis Dudek — 2003 (with Aileen Collins & Michael Gnarowski)

External links

  • "Skarwood.com". Official website. Archived from the original on August 11, 2010.

References

  1. ^ Obituary in the Montreal Gazette http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/montrealgazette/obituary.aspx?n=sonja-ann-skarstedt&pid=130886085
  2. ^ Rob McLennan's Blog http://robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2009/08/sonja-skarstedt-d-july-31-2009.html
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