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Anna L. Quon

Anna Quon is a freelance writer, poet, and novelist with Chinese and Caucasian ancestry living in Nova Scotia. Quon earned a bachelor’s degree in English literature from Dalhousie University in 1989. She facilitates creative workshops, mostly for people living with mental health issues.

Low book cover



Halifax, N.S.: Invisible Publishing, 2013.
PS8633 .U65 L69 2013

Publisher’s Synopsis (from its website)

Low is a novel about family, identity, illness, love and loss. Lyrical, personal prose draw readers into the world of Adriana Song. We feel our way through Low with her as she navigates lopsided friendships, failed romances—as she tries to to weather the storm that is her life.


Migration Songs

Halifax, N.S.: Invisible Publishing, 2009.
PS8633 .U65 M54 2009

Publisher’s Synopsis

Joan is on the brink. Cough drop addict, school bus driver, mixed race daughter of a Maoist English father and a Chinese-Canadian mother, Joan struggles for meaning after a friend’s death reveals a secret life. Migration Songs is a lost letter from your past, an intimate experience full of humour and grace.

Awards and Honours

2009 Dartmouth Book Awards (Finalist)
2009 Expozine Alternative Press Awards – English book (Finalist)

Poetry (Chapbook)

Half Empty: Poems

Dartmouth, N.S.: A.L. Quon, 2005.

Poetry (Chapbook)

Poems for 4 Seasons

Dartmouth, N.S.: A.L. Quon, 2004.


Anna Quon “spotlight interview” from June 29, 2018 on the Writers’ Federation of Nova Scotia website

Publisher Invisible Publishing