Heather Nolan (they/them) is a novelist, poet, photographer and knitwear designer from Ktaqmkuk/Newfoundland, Canada. They are the author of poetry collection Land of the Rock: Talamh an Carriag (Breakwater Books, 2022) and This is Agatha Falling (Pedlar Press, 2019), which was long listed for the BMO Winterset Award and shortlist for the ReLit award.

Their third book, How to Be Alone, is forthcoming from Goose Lane Editions in fall 2023.

Heather's short prose and poetry have been published across Canada, the US, and the UK in Riddle Fence, EVENT Magazine, Arc Poetry Magazine, The Antigonish Review, and Soliloquies Anthology. They won the Gregory J. Power Poetry Prize in 2019, and were longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2017.

Heather's knitwear designs, published under the name Oileánach Knits, use making as a tool for connecting with place, heritage, and lost ancestral language.

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