Joanne Bealy lives on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Her essays and poetry have appeared in various papers and journals including the East Bay Express ("Hollywood, Race, and the State of Denial"), San Francisco Bay Guardian (on Haiku), Pandora, AnteUp, New Works in Review, and New Voices in Poetry and Prose. A chapbook of her poetry, Crooked Love, was published in the spring of 1999. Her latest book, At the Mercy of Gravity, was published in the spring of 2003 by Dancing Crow Press and is available online at Amazon (click here).
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