ABBY PAIGE is a poet, playwright, and performer. Her poems and prose have appeared in Canada and the U.S. in publications including the The Montreal Review of Books, Arc Poetry Magazine, Room Magazine, The Los Angeles Review of Books, and Bitch Magazine. Her first solo show, Piecework: When We Were French, was commissioned in 2009 for Champlain Quadricentennial in Burlington, Vermont. After its premiere, the show toured throughout New England, and it is now available on DVD. Her new solo show is now in development, thanks to support from the New Brunswick Arts Board and the Canada Council on the Arts. For more than ten years Abby has worked as an independent theatre artist and freelance writer. She received her BA from Vassar College and her MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She immigrated to Canada in 2008 and currently lives in New Brunswick.
Other Brief Discourses, above/ground press, 2013.
Arc Poetry Magazine, #90, Fall 2019.
Poetry Pause, January & February 2019.
Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology, edited by Priscila Uppal & Meaghan Strimas, Mansfield Press, 2018.
Heliotrope: French-Heritage Women Create, edited by Rhea Coté Robbins, Franco-American Women’s Institute, 2016.
Résonance, Vol. 1, Issue 1, 2019.
Essays & Reviews
Three books of poetry, Montreal Review of Books, Issue 61, Spring 2020.
“Review Essay: Five Books of Poetry by Connie Voisine” Résonance, Vol. 1, Issue 2, 2020.
Orange, by Christine Herzer, PRISM International, November 2018.
“Lashing and Balm,” Montreal Review of Books, Issue 55, Spring 2018.
The Back Channels, by Jennifer Houle, Arc Poetry Magazine, #83, Summer 2017.
“Pretty Monsters,” The Gynocratic Art Gallery (GAG), January 2017.
For more information, get in touch by email: emailabbypaige [at] gmail [dot] com