Raven Chapbooks

Raven Chapbooks

Raven Chapbooks is an independent press located on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, founded by Diana Hayes.  This family venture first began in the late 1990s as Rainbow Publishers with five full length books published at that time. The press has now turned its focus to poetry chapbooks featuring emerging and established British Columbia poets.

Winner of the 2022 Poetry Chapbook Contest:

Zoe Dickinson Winner of the 2022 Poetry contest

Zoe Dickinson for
intertidal: poems from the littoral zone 

Zoe Dickinson is a poet and bookseller from Victoria, British Columbia. Her poetry is rooted in the Pacific coastline, with a focus on local ecology and human relationships with nature. She has been published in literary journals such as Existere, Prairie Fire, and Contemporary Verse 2, and her chapbook, Public Transit, was published in 2015 by Leaf Press. She is the co-Artistic Director of the Planet Earth Poetry Reading Series.