Daphne Marlatt is an award-winning poet, dramatist, and novelist. Her poetry titles include Salvage, Steveston, This Tremor Love Is and more recently Liquidities: Vancouver Poems Then and Now. Her novels include Ana Historic and Taken. A novelistic long poem The Given received the 2009 Dorothy Livesay Award. The bi-cultural Pangaea Arts production of her contemporary Noh play The Gull was awarded the international Uchimura Naoya Prize in 2008. In 2012 she was awarded the George Woodcock Lifetime Achievement Award. Wilfred Laurier University Press recently published her selected poetry, Rivering: The Poetry of Daphne Marlatt, edited by Susan Knutson. She has served as Writer-in-Residence at universities across Canada, taught at Simon Fraser University, and served for several years as co-director (Narrative) of The Writing Studio at Banff.