Kim Fahner lives and writes in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. She has published five books of poetry, You Must Imagine The Cold Here (1997), braille on water (2001), The Narcoleptic Madonna (2012), Some Other Sky (2017), & These Wings (2019) .  Her new book of poems, Emptying the Ocean, will be published in Fall 2022 by Frontenac House.


Kim is the Ontario Representative for The Writers' Union of Canada, a full member of the League of Canadian Poets, and a supporting member of the Playwrights Guild of Canada.


She was Poet Laureate for the City of Greater Sudbury from 2016-18.

In March 2021, Kim's poem, "Beekeeping," won first place in the League of Canadian Poets' National Broadsheet Competition. 

She has written poetry book reviews that have been published in Prairie Fire, Arc Poetry Magazine, Herizons, The Fiddlehead, periodicities: a journal of poetry and poetics. 


Kim is also an editor for Consilience, an online journal that explores the spaces where the sciences and arts meet. 

Poetically, and philosophically, her areas of interest include eco poetry and ekphrastic poetry. 

Photo credit: Gerry Kingsley (2021)