Thursday 2 August 2012

ASL 2011: Hill & Woo

Adam Hill is an instructor of music theory and composition at Western Washington University, where he earned a Master of Music.   He has also studied at Whitman College and University College Cork–Ireland, and his main teachers have included John David Earnest, Chuck Israels, Roger Briggs, and Lesley Sommer.   He has been honored with awards and fellowships from SCI/ASCAP, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, and the Wildacres Retreat and has been commissioned by the Singers Club of Cleveland, the Central Oregon Symphony, and the Whatcom Symphony.  Adam currently resides in Bellingham, WA and is planning to relocate to Vancouver, BC.

Elaine Woo hails from Regina, Saskatchewan but she moved to Vancouver at a young age where she currently works. She graduates from the University of British Columbia with a BFA in Creative Writing in 2011.  Her previous publication credits include Gusts:  Contemporary Tanka, Ascent Aspirations, one cool word, Ricepaper, Asian Cha, and 
She has also presented or read at a children’s literature conference at UBC in May 2010 and at the Poetry Tent at Vancouver’s Word on the Street Festival in September 2010. Forthcoming work will appear in the Ascent Aspirations: Close to Quitting Time Anthology, the Through an Open Door Anthology, and West Coast Line