Emily Isaacson



Author's Bio

Emily Isaacson is known as the Poet of St. Clare. Her work originates in the mountains of British Columbia, near the Poor Clare convent and Westminster Abbey, where she spent five years compiling her collected work, The Fleur-de-lis, of over 800 poems.

Emily Isaacson began writing poetry at age ten, where she lived on Vancouver Island. She was first published at age thirteen for her poem, "The Wild Madonna". She has now published hundreds of poems in ten books of poetry, establishing her as a beloved Canadian author in the Fraser Valley.

Emily Isaacson studied nutrition at Bastyr University of natural medicine. She founded the Wild Lily Institute, a holistic institute where she remains director. Emily Isaacson has trained in creative writing and restorative justice. She facilitates others in skills of conflict resolution, circle keeping, and healing through forgiveness.

Publications & Prizes

A Familiar Shore (Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC, 2015)
The Fleur-de-lis Vol I (Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC, 2011)
The Fleur-de-lis Vol II (Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC, 2011)
The Fleur-de-lis Vol III (Tate Publishing & Enterprises, LLC, 2011)

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Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, The Red Tent by Anita Diamant, The Wisdom of the Sands by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, A House In The Sky by Amanda Lindhout

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Victoria, BC
British Columbia
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Last update: Mar 14, 2017