Veronica Gaylie

Veronica Gaylie is a writer from Vancouver. She is also an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at UBC and an environmental educator. Her work has been published in many periodicals, including GrainDitchRoomLake, Carte Blanche, The Tyee and Geist. She is the author of The Learning Garden: Ecology, Teaching and Transformation. She is the founder of the learning garden at UBC Okanagan. Her first book of poetry is to be published by Exile in 2015.

London Double

Veronica Gaylie encounters invisible lamps, uncooperative clerks and a cushion with a bear and/or badger on it during a trip to London. more »


Cowichan Sweater

You had to sleep in it and fall in love in it. more »


Melon Balls in Space

Shiny bras and worn-in sweaters—the clothes do make the woman. more »


Illustration: Eric Uhlich

The Guy Upstairs

Veronica Gaylie encounters Trevor Linden, the Greatest Canuck Who Ever Lived, in economy class. more »

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Memory Test

Does the individual have difficulty finding words, finishing sentences or naming people or things? more »

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Blue Cheese

A decadent feast of poetry; but what will it do to your heart? more »


B.C. Interior

Honourable mention in the 3rd Annual Geist Literal Literary Postcard Story Contest. more »

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