Annick MacAskill’s debut collection is No Meeting Without Body (Gaspereau Press, 2018). Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in journals such as Grain, Literary Review of Canada, Versal, Room, Arc, and The Fiddlehead. Originally from Ontario, she currently lives and writes in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
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How did you first engage with poetry?
As a child, with little awareness of what I was doing. I think my mother called my writing “poems” before I thought of it that way, but the word felt right immediately.