Vanessa Shields

Shields has made her home, her family and her work life flourish in Windsor, ON. Her passion for writing was discovered at a very young age through the vein of writing in a journal. Her first book, Laughing Through A Second Pregnancy – A Memoir, was published by Black Moss Press in 2011 to rave reviews. In April 2013, Shields edited Whisky Sour Cityan anthology of poetry about and for her hometown city of Windsor.  I Am That Woman, her first book of poetry, was published in November 2013. Her poetry, short stories and photography has been published is various literary magazines.  She mentors, guest speaks and teaches creative writing, and she also created Poetry On Demand, on-the-spot poetry that helps make poetry fun and accessible for all. She also created and hosts Mouth Piece, a reading series c created in an effort to bring people together in story. Her latest work Look At Her was launched by Black Moss Press in the fall 2016.

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BOOKS

Because We Have All Lived Here (coming Fall 2017)
Look At Her
I Am That Woman
Laughing Though A Second Pregnancy – A Memoir
Whisky Sour City

LINKS

Vanessa Shields on Facebook (Author)
Laughing Through a Second Pregnancy on Facebook
I Am That Woman on Facebook
Look At Her on Facebook
Vanessa Shields on Twitter
Vanessa Shields’ Blog
Mouth Piece