Elizabeth Bachinsky

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Elizabeth Bachinsky (born May 10, 1976) is a Canadian poet. She has published four collections since 2005: Curio, Home of Sudden Service, God of Missed Connections, and The Hottest Summer in Recorded History. Her second book, Home of Sudden Service, was nominated for a 2006 Governor General's Award for Poetry. Bachinsky's work has appeared in literary journals and anthologies in Canada, the U.S., France, Ireland, the U.K., China and Lebanon.

Elizabeth Bachinsky
Born (1976-05-10) May 10, 1976 (age 43)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Notable worksGod of Missed Connections

Personal lifeEdit

Bachinsky was born on May 10, 1976 in Regina, Saskatchewan and grew up in Prince George, British Columbia.[1] She has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. She lives in Vancouver, B.C., where she teaches creative writing at Douglas College and is the editor of Event Magazine, a Vancouver literary journal.[2]

Prizes and honoursEdit



  • 2005:Curio BookThug
  • 2006:Home of Sudden Service Nightwood Editions
  • 2009:God of Missed Connections Nightwood Editions
  • 2012:I Don't Feel So Good BookThug
  • 2013:The Hottest Summer in Recorded History Nightwood Editions


  • 2004:Pissing Ice: An Anthology of "New" Canadian Poets BookThug
  • 2005:In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry Polestar
  • 2008:Jailbreaks: 99 Canadian Sonnets Biblioasis
  • 2009:Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire Arsenal Pulp Press
  • 2009:How the Light Gets In University of New Waterford, Ireland
  • 2009:Verse Map of Vancouver Anvil Press

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Bachinsky at The Writers' Union of Canada
  2. ^ "Canadian Literature web site, dated May 2009". Archived from the original on 2010-09-19. Retrieved 2010-09-02.

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