Karen Solie Biography

Karen Solie was born in 1966 in Moose Jaw, Canada.

She pursued many different activities before she turned to poetry as her main occupation, including newspaper reporting, musician, barkeeper and research assistant in the academic world.

With clear linguistic expression, she sets out to cultivate a dark appreciation of humour, at the same time allowing a lasting sense of vulnerability to shine forth.

Her published works include Short Haul Engine (2001) and Modern and Normal (2005).