Kathryn Mockler is the author of four books of poetry and several short films and experimental videos.
She is the Publisher of the Watch Your Head anthology and was the Canada Editor for Joyland Magazine from 2013-2020 and the Publisher of The Rusty Toque from 2011-2017.
Her forthcoming books include a poetry chapbook Me Then You Then Me Then written in collaboration with Gary Barwin from Knife | Fork | Book in September 2020, Watch Your Head: Writers and Artists Respond to the Climate Crisis from Coach House Books in October 2020. Her debut collection of stories from Book*hug in 2022.
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 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.
I'm grateful to both the Canada Council and the Ontario Arts Council for supporting my writing and publishing projects.