Diana Hayes 2019

Diana Hayes was born in Toronto in 1955 and has lived on both coasts of Canada.  She studied at the University of British Columbia and Victoria, receiving a B.A. and M.F.A. in Creative Writing.  Her published books include Two of Swords (co-editor), Moving Inland, The Classical Torso In 1980, The Choreography of Desire, Coming Home (anthology), and This Is The Moon’s Work.  Her new book of poems, Labyrinth of Green is forthcoming from Rubicon/Plumleaf Press for fall 2019.  Her play Islomania: Saga of the Settlers was produced by Salt of the Earth Productions and for the Salt Spring Festival of the Arts.

For more than a decade, Diana Hayes has expanded her poetic vision into the realm of photographic dream and narrative sequences and her work as art photographer has been shown through the Vancouver Association of Photographic Arts and the Exposure Gallery, Sooke Fine Arts Show and Photosynthesis Salt Spring Island.   Her upcoming book, Labyrinth of Green, features her poetry and photography.  The island has been her home since 1981.