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Writing on themes of nature, wellness, joy, and language, Dorothy works in multiple forms of poetry and prose.


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  • Summer North Coming 

    Summer North Coming 

    Summer North Coming, Winter North Coming. Poetry by Dorothy Bentley, illustrations by Jessica Bertram (Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2019). All ages. “A full-color experience of the seasons in Canada’s north.” — Kirkus Reviews This gorgeous picture book with accompanying lyric poetry, chronicles Dorothy’s experiences with her family living in Northern Canada for 30+ years, through the […]

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  • Escape from the Wildfire 

    Escape from the Wildfire 

    YA novel, Escape from the Wildfire, published September, 2022. Ages 11-18 (and up) due to dramatic depiction of an environmental disaster. Order school copies from Lorimer Kids & Teens, find classroom study helps, and book an author visit. From the publisher’s website: Escape from the Wildfire offers a fictional account based on the real-life facts […]

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  • (M)othering Anthology

    (M)othering Anthology

    (M)othering Anthology, Inanna Press. Adult literatures. “Naissance,” and “Full-Body Tattoo,” poetry. Published spring 2022, Inanna Publications & Education Inc. “The (M)othering anthology is as varied, complex, heart wrenching, joyful, poignant, warm, fraught, funny, whimsical, tragic, contradictory, and lovely as the experience of motherhood itself. I highly recommend the beautiful literary and visual offerings of this outstanding […]

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