Bio

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Cassidy McFadzean was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, where she graduated from the University of Regina with an MA in Creative Writing. In 2015, she earned an MFA in poetry from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. That same year, she published her debut collection Hacker Packer, which won two Saskatchewan Book Awards and was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. Cassidy’s poems have appeared in magazines across Canada and the U.S., including BOAAT, Prelude, The Fiddlehead, PRISM 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. She currently lives in Toronto.

Find Me
Penguin Random House Canada
Amazon
Chapters

Reviews
How a Poem Moves
The Fiddlehead
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

Articles
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

Interviews
poetry mini interviews
Open Book Toronto
League of Canadian Poets
Concrete & River
12 or 20 Questions
Interview with IFOA

CBC Finalist Q and A for Canada Writes
Radio Book Club
Queen City Improvement Bureau

Film
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