Joanne Arnott is a Métis/mixed-blood writer, editor and arts activist, originally from Manitoba, at home on the West Coast. Her book Wiles of Girlhood won the Gerald Lampert Award (LCP 1992). She has published eight other books, including Halfling spring: an internet romance (Kegedonce 2013) and A Night for the Lady (Ronsdale 2013). She was a founding member of the Aboriginal Writers Collective West Coast, and a past volunteer with The Writers Union of Canada and The Writers’ Trust of Canada. She is currently Poetry Editor for EVENT Magazine. Joanne received the Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Literary Arts in 2017.

Events Joanne Arnott was involved in

  • Poetry Cabaret #1

    Tuesday, October 23, 2018 - 9:00 PM

    Our Lakeside Terrace sets the stage for two Poetry Cabarets this year featuring razor-sharp work by some of the hottest poets in Canada.


  • Author Talks & Mystery Library

    Monday, October 22, 2018 - 3:00 PM

    Hear from an outstanding lineup of authors and grab a free book from the Festival’s mystery library in the West Wing of Toronto’s Union Station.


  • Kegedonce 25th Anniversary

    Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM

    Come celebrate Kegedonce Press' many achievements over the past 25 years. A number of Kegedonce authors, including Richard Van Camp and Joanne Arnott, will be in attendance.