Carla Funk grew up in Vanderhoof, in the central interior of BC. She completed her BFA in writing and her MA in English Literature at the University of Victoria, where she currently teaches. Her first poetry collection, Blessing the Bones into Light (Coteau) appeared in 1999 and her poems have also been featured in the anthologies Breathing Fire: Canada's New Poets (Harbour, 1995), Hammer & Tongs: A Smoking Lung Anthology (2000) and Introductions (Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 2001), and as part of Translink's Poetry in Transit project.
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