Shirley Camia: Finding Poetry in Dualities

Shirley Camia: Finding Poetry in Dualities
Category: Arts

Poet Shirley Camia dedicates her work “to all those struggling to carve out identities in a new place, but enveloped by the old. Feet on one land, mind on another.”

Although born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, having parents who were first generation Filipino immigrants leaves an indelible mark on Camia’s body of work that clearly reflects the dichotomy between East and West, childhood and aging.