|Notable work(s)||Paper Trail, Lake of Two Mountains|
Originally from Montreal, Quebec, Paré was educated in social work and adult education, and worked in social services in Vancouver, British Columbia for much of her professional career. She later left her social services job to study creative writing at the University of Victoria.
Her first book, Paper Trail, was published in 2007. A blend of poetry and prose about a businesswoman finding herself stifled by the weight of corporate bureaucracy, She followed up with the novel Leaving Now in 2012.
Her 2014 poetry collection Lake of Two Mountains won the Governor General's Award for English-language poetry.
- Paper Trail. Edmonton, AB: NeWest Press, 2007.
- Lake of Two Mountains. London, ON: Brick Books, 2014.
- He Leaves His Face in the Funeral Car. Halfmoon Bay, BC: Caitlin Press, 2015.
- The Girls with Stone Faces. London, ON: Brick Books, 2017.
- Leaving Now. Halfmoon Bay, BC: Caitlin Press, 2012.
- ↑ Pare, Arleen, 1946-, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, June 23, 2017.
- ↑ "Poetry to warm the wintry soul; Writer's lifelong journey is all about learning". Victoria Times-Colonist, December 27, 2008.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 "Who says bureaucrat's life is a waste of time?; Arleen Pare used her experience to produce a prizewinning book". Victoria Times-Colonist, November 30, 2008.
- ↑ "Brick Books Coast to Coast: An interview with Arleen Paré". Open Book Toronto, April 2, 2014.
- ↑ ""Leaving Now" by Arleen Pare". All Points West (CBCV-FM], August 13, 2012.
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 "Arleen Paré on Fact, Fiction, and her new book, 'Leaving Now'". Plenitude, 2012.
- ↑ "Writers with Island ties dominate list of nominees; Winners to be announced at gala on April 26". Victoria Times-Colonist, March 7, 2008.
- ↑ "Tale of paper trail a winner". Victoria Times-Colonist, October 16, 2008.
- ↑ "Thomas King wins Governor General’s award for fiction". The Globe and Mail, November 18, 2014.
- ↑ Search results = au:Arleen Pare, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, June 23, 2017.
- Arleen Paré at Amazon.com
- Arleen Paré at Harbour Publishing
- Arleen Paré Official website
- "Brick Books Coast to Coast: An interview with Arleen Paré". Open Book Toronto, 2014
- I Hate Canadian Nature Poetry; Or, Why I Didn’t Like Arleen Paré’s Governer-General-Award-Nominated Lake of Two Mountains
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