Frances Boyle

Frances Boyle, in an orange sweater and a long black necklace of many strands, stands in front of the a microphone on a stand; she has chin length white-grey hair and thin-rimmed glasses, and she looks away from the mic to smile at the camera

Frances Boyle’s most recent book is Openwork and Limestone (Frontenac House, 2022). In addition to two earlier poetry books, she is the author of Tower, a novella (Fish Gotta Swim Editions 2018) and Seeking Shade, an award-winning short story collection (The Porcupine’s Quill 2020). She is a regular reviewer with both Arc and Canthius. Raised on the prairies, Frances has long lived in Ottawa on unceded and unsurrended Algonquin Anishinaabeg territory. Visit and follow @francesboyle19 on Twitter and Instagram. [updated in November 2023]

Photo credit for headshot: Miranda Krogstad

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