- Alison Pick
Alison Pick is a Canadian writer.
She grew up in
Kitchener, Ontario, and spent summers in Quebec's Eastern Townships. In 1999 she graduated from the University of Guelphwith a B.A. (Hons) in psychology.
The title section of Pick's poetry collection "Question & Answer" won the 2002
Bronwen Wallace Memorial Awardfor Poetry and the 2003 National Magazine Awardfor Poetry. The book itself was short-listed for the League of Canadian Poets Gerald Lampert Awardfor best first book of poetry, and for a Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award.
Alison also won the 2005 CBC Literary Award for Poetry.
Her novel, "The Sweet Edge", published by
Raincoast Books, was a " Globe and Mail" Top 100 Book of 2005.
A new book of poetry, "The Dream World" published by McClelland & Stewart in 2008, discovers the theme of place as revealed through a move to Newfoundland and back.
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