Using Native Indian and Christian symbols as well as feminine visionary insights, Women of the Cloth creates a poetic landscape that lifts us into conversations and awareness about women and religion.
April Bulmer's poems have appeared in many literary magazines and anthologies including Arc, the Malahat Review and Quills. Born in Toronto, Bulmer's education includes a Bachelor's degree in English and Mass Communications from York University as well as three Master's degrees: Creative Writing, Concordia University, Theology, University of Trinity College and Religious Studies, University of Windsor. Women of the Cloth is Bulmer's newest poetry collection. She has published six other books of poetry and four chapbooks. Her second book Weight of Wings was short-listed for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award for the best book of poetry by a Canadian woman. She lives in Cambridge, Ontario.