Kathryn Mockler


Kathryn Mockler is the author of five books of poetry and several short films and experimental videos.

Her most recent books include a poetry chapbook Me Then You Then Me Then (Knife | Fork | Book, 2020) written in collaboration with Gary Barwin and a climate anthology she edited Watch Your Head: Writers and Artists Respond to the Climate Crisis from Coach House Books in October 2020. Her debut collection of stories is forthcoming from Book*hug in 2023. Her writing has been published in Catapult, Quill & Quire, Fence, Arc Magazine, Geist, This Magazine, and others.

She is the Publisher of Watch Your Head an online literary journal that publishes writing and art about the climate crisis and climate justice and runs the literary newsletter Send My Love to Anyone.

Her films and experimental videos have screened at over 60 festivals including the Toronto International Film Festival, Palm Springs International Festival, ZEBRA Poetry Film Festival, and EMAF, and most recently at the Arizona Underground Film Festival and the REELPoetryHoustonTX Festival. And they have won awards at Worldfest, Yorkton, The Victoria Independent Film and Video Festival, and Euroshorts and have been broadcast on TMN, Movieola, and Bravo.

She is a TIFF Talent Lab Alumnus, a Praxis Screenwriting Fellow, and won the San Francisco Film Society Screenwriting Fellowship. She attended the Canadian Film Centre's Writers' Lab and wrote two short films for the NBC/Universal Short Dramatic Film Program. She is an Assistant Professor of Screenwriting in the Department of Writing at the University of Victoria.

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David Barrick & Kathryn Mockler: In Conversation

November 4, 2023 at 1:00pm

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