Karen Shenfeld, poet and filmmaker, has been appointed Heliconian writer-in-residence for the 2014-15 season.
Karen has published four books of poetry and is an accomplished reader. She also has considerable experience in editing and has written many feature articles for major Canadian publications, including but not limited to, The Idler, Saturday Night, Toronto Life, The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star.
Karen is also the maker of several documentary films and is currently writing a screenplay for Canadian director Bruce McDonald.
Members of the Literature Section look forward to collaborating with Karen and with other Sections and are confident that she will make a valuable contribution to the section and to the entire Heliconian Club.