Sharon at an Outdoor Café at The Grange, Toronto, circa 1977.
September 15, 2019 Naming the Shadows, (fiction) a collection of nine short stories and two novelettes, will be released by Porcupine’s Quill.
2018 Trilliums (poetry) appears in Gush: Menstrual Manifestos of Our Time. (mixed genre anthology) edited by Ariel Gordon, Tanis MacDonald, and Roseanna Deerchild. Frontenac Press.
2018 Prophesy (poetry) appears in Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century. (poetry anthology) Edited by James Deahl. Lummox Press, USA.
2018 Insomnia appears in the crime-related fiction anthology Suspicious Activities, Devil’s Party Press, DE, USA.
2017 The Name Unspoken: Wandering Spirit Survival School is a chapter in Alternative Schooling: Canadian Stories of Democracy within Bureaucracy. Editors: Nina Bascia, Esther Fine & Malcolm Levin. Palgrave MacMillan.
2017 Odyssey and Other Poems. (poetry chapbook) Big Pond Rumours Press.
2016 Paper Reunion: An Anthology of Phoenix: A Poet’s Workshop (1976 –1986) Editor & contributor with Julie McNeill. Big Pond Rumours Press. Stars in the Junkyard and The Power of Names appear in this anthology. Big Pond Rumours Press. (The same issue also appeared as the Summer 2016 issue of the E-Zine.)
2016 The Great Hoop Dance. Hamilton: Big Pond Rumours Press. (essay & poems on First Nations ontology)
2015 The Willow, (Tectonic) Invocation, Rapture, and Sand and Sieve won 2nd Prize for Poetry, 2015 Grit Lit Contest. A Chapbook was released (2016). Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Video Poems: 2009 Personal Myths. video and poem created by Sharon Berg (posted on YouTube) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZkEU7M3ABk
2009 Oracle: Lucid Dreaming. video and poem created by Sharon Berg (posted on YouTube) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nl0k6ponWHc
Audio Releases: 2006 Sharon Berg: re-published audio recordings, Big Pond Rumours (poetry)
1986 Black Moths. Ottawa: Public Energies Inc. (audio tape/ performance poetry)
1985 Tape 5. Ottawa: Gallery 101 Productions. (audio tape/ performance poetry)
Books: 2016 The Great Hoop Dance. Hamilton: Big Pond Rumours Press. (essay & poems)
2006 Black Moths. Acton: Big Pond Rumours Press. (poetry chapbook)
1984 The Body Labyrinth. Toronto: Coach House Press. (poetry book)
1984 Pineapple Cheese. Toronto: One Finger Press. (chapbook, verse & songs)
1979 To A Young Horse. Ottawa: Borealis Press (poetry book)
2018 Insomnia (fiction) appears in Suspicious Activities, a collection of crime-related stories, from Devil’s Party Press, DE, USA.
2018 Prophesy (poetry) appears in Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century. Edited by James Deahl. Lummox Press, USA,
2018 Trilliums (poetry) appears in Gush Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times. Editors Ariel Gordon, Tania MacDonald and Rosanna Deerchild. Frontenac Press.
2016 Stars in the Junkyard (poetry) and The Power of Names (fiction) appear in Paper Reunion: An Anthology of Phoenix: A Poet’s Workshop (1976-1986) Editor & contributor. Big Pond Rumours Press.
2015 The Willow, Invocation, Rapture, and Sand and Sieve appear as 2nd Prize Winner for Poetry in the Grit Lit Contest Chapbook. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1986 Breastfeeding at the AGO appears in Arrivals: Canadian Poetry in the Eighties, poetry anthology edited by Bruce Meyer. Greenfield Review Press, NY, USA.
1983 Polarities appeared in The Third Taboo. (poetry anthology) Wolsak & Wynn
Thesis: 1998 Wandering Spirit Survival School: First Nations Education and Emancipation Through The Four Seasons Curriculum. M.Ed. Thesis, York University (400 pages)
Reviews and Articles: 2006 – 1985 reviews published online at poetryreviews.ca and printed in Poetry Canada Review, event, New Quarterly, Cross-Canada Writers Quarterly and Poetry Toronto.
2016 – Continuous Pacific Rim Review of Books, Freefall Magazine, and various other reviews are collected online at https://sharonbergblog.wordpress.com
Periodical publication: Altogether, my poetry and stories have appeared in Canada, the USA, Mexico, the UK, the Netherlands, and Australia.
1976 – Continuous short stories and novelettes are published in Story Quilt, Eunoia Review, Quarry, Fiddlehead, Two Hawks Quarterly, and Big Pond Rumours
1976 – Continuous poems are published in more than 50 monthly or quarterly journal publications including: Tamarack Review, Event, Cross-Canada Writer’s Quarterly, Malahat Review, Fiddlehead, Queen’s Quarterly, Dalhousie Review and more.
Literary Awards & Scholarships:
2018 Writers Reserve Grant. Porcupine’s Quill and Black Moss Press.
2017 Writers Reserve Grant. Porcupine’s Quill.
2015 2nd Prize for Poetry. Grit Lit Contest. Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
1986 Leighton Artists Colony Scholarship, The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada.
1982 Advanced Writing Studio Scholarship, The Banff Center, Alberta, Canada
1982 Canada Council, Arts, ‘B’ Grant to work on The Body Labyrinth.
1977-1986 Ontario Arts Council, at least a dozen grants (based on book & magazine recommendations)
1986 Writer’s Workshop, Stong College, York University. (guest)
1982–1983 Writers Ink (Workshop Host), Peter Robinson College, Trent University.
Editing: 2016 Paper Reunion: An Anthology of Phoenix: A Poet’s Workshop (1976 –1986) Editor & contributor. Big Pond Rumours Press.
2006-2019 Founder, Editor & Web Wizard for Big Pond Rumours International Literary E-zine and associated Press.http://www.big-pond-rumours.com
1985 Co-compiler/Co-Editor, Who’s Who in the League of Canadian Poets. (with Heather Cadsby & Steven Scobie as Final Editor) Toronto: LCP
1981 Co-Judge, Kawartha Sun Newspaper’s Poetry Contest, Peterborough (with co-judge Prof. Sean Kane, Trent University)