Publication Year

Brood Awakening

From: Re-Origin of Species


Girlhood – Sad Girl Meets Horned God – No Comment – In His Defence – Infinity – Northeast Blackout 2003 – Who Can Look at the Light When It’s So Unflinching – Rite of Housing – Revival – Homestead – Limit Involving Infinity – Sad Girl Returns to the Living – Letter to Self at 16



Alessandra Naccarato

Alessandra Naccarato is the recipient of the 2015 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and the winner of the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize. A two-time finalist for Arc Magazine’s Poem of Year and the Edna Steabler Personal Essay Prize, she holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia, and has toured nationally and internationally as a spoken word artist. She is based between Toronto, Ontario and Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Re-Origin of Species is her debut poetry collection.