About Me - A bio for the membership profile
DK Eve (she/her) grew up on Vancouver Island and returned to Sooke after living in Victoria, Regina, Ottawa, and Montreal. She’s been a journalist, public servant, and hockey mom. As a journalist, her writing focused on politics, environment, health, social policy, and business. She was also editor of Perception magazine, Positively Sooke, and the Sooke News Mirror. She is a graduate of Simon Fraser University's The Writers Studio, Carleton University's School of Journalism, an active member of Sooke Writers’ Collective, president of Sooke Region Historical Society, and past vice-president of the Federation of BC Writers. DK Eve is grateful to live, work and play in traditional territory of T'Sou-ke people. She draws on Vancouver Island’s characters and settings in award-winning poetry and short prose published in seven anthologies for the Sooke Writers’ Collective, Art & Word (Sooke Arts Council, 2018), emerge20 – The Writers Studio Anthology (Simon Fraser University, 2020), and the Spring 2021 issue of Subjectiv, an independent online journal promoting the visual and literary arts in the Pacific Northwest, featuring authors and artists from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and BC. Her short prose "Pomodoro Vesuvio" placed first in the 2021 "Word on the Lake" contest and "Green Apples" placed first in the 2021 Island Short Fiction contest. Her poem "Produce Aisle in January" was a winner in the first Vancouver Island Regional Library's "Poem in Your Pocket" contest.
In 2014, Doni completed a professional certificate in public sector and non-profit marketing from the Sprott School of Business. She has conducted workshops on marketing and branding for authors.