HEATHER NOLAN

Heather Nolan (she/they) is a writer, 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) was was one of CBC Books' 22 debut Canadian poetry collections to read for National Poetry Month. Their novella This is Agatha Falling (Pedlar Press, 2019) was shortlisted for the ReLit Award and longlisted for the Winterset Award. Their poetry and prose have been published in journals and anthologies across Canada, the US and the UK.

Heather has worked as a freelance photographer for 10 years, specializing in branding and portraiture.

Their 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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