Wade, Laurel

Laurel Wade

Ronsdale books by Laurel Wade:

  1. Light Like A Summons (with Mary Choo, Margaret Fridel, Eileen Kernaghan & Sue Nevill)

Laurel Wade was born in Manitoba and grew up there, in Ontario, and in British Columbia. She attended Kwantlen and Douglas colleges, then Simon Fraser University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in English and her Teaching Certificate. She was a maximum security prison guard at Lakeside Women’s Correction Centre before finishing her degree. She is an avid motorcyclist and loves fishing. She has one son.

Presently, Wade teaches English and E.S.L. at Burnaby North Secondary School. Her poems and translations have appeared in PRISM International, Poetry Australia, Nexus and B.C.E.T.A. Professional Writing Journal.