Joanna Streetly’s most recent book, Wild Fierce Life: Dangerous Moments on the Outer Coast, is a BC Bestseller published by Caitlin Press. Other titles include Paddling Through Time (Raincoast Books) and Silent Inlet (Oolichan) as well as This Dark (poetry, Postelsia). Her work is also published in Best Canadian Essays 2017 and in anthologies, magazines and literary journals.
Joanna grew up in Trinidad and moved to Canada to study Outdoor Recreation and Wilderness Leadership. She has lived in Tofino since 1990, where she now is the inaugural Tofino Poet Laureate.
Joanna lives afloat in the Tofino harbour with her partner, her daughter—and of course, her dog.