Cassidy McFadzean was born in Regina, Saskatchewan and earned an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. In 2015, she published Hacker Packer, which won two Saskatchewan Book Awards and was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Her poems have appeared in magazines across Canada and the U.S., including BOAAT, PreludeThe FiddleheadPRISM international, and Arc, and have been finalists for the CBC Literary Awards, The Walrus Poetry Prize, and the Canadian Authors Association’s Emerging Writer Award. Her work has been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry 2016, The New Wascana Anthology, and In Fine Form 2. Her second collection Drolleries will be published by McClelland & Stewart in 2019. She lives in Toronto.

Contact: mcfadzeancassidy (at) gmail .com

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How a Poem Moves
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Carousel Magazine
Winnipeg Free Press
Arc Poetry Magazine
Publishers Weekly
Partisan Magazine
The Winnipeg Review (also appears in CV2 38.2)
Blue Duets
Broken Pencil

Plan 99 Poetry Showcase at Writersfest 2017
Quill and Quire: Sask Book Awards Winners Announced
The Leader Post: Cassidy McFadzean Plays With Language
The National Post: “A Walk on the Ruined Side: Q and A with Cassidy McFadzean.”
Noisey: “We Went To a Death Metal Poetry Reading.”
Arc Poetry Magazine: Up and Comers

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