Nelson, B.C. poet, Jane Byers, “came out” with her 2ndpoetry collection, Acquired Community, in October 2016 (Caitlin Press-Dagger Editions). It is a 2017 Goldie Award Winner for Poetry and was featured on All Lit Up’s Top Ten Social Justice publications in Canada. Her debut poetry collection, Steeling Effectsis published by Caitlin Press (March, 2014). She has had poems and essays published in literary journals in Canada, the U.S. and England, including Best Canadian Poetry 2014.