Photo Album

Images of Naomi through the years

Many of them can be found in her autobiography, Some Sort of Life.
Please do not use these photos without written permission.

Book Launch for ‘Time Together’ at the Gabriola Library

Gail Lund’s Celebration of Life

Naomi Beth Wakan

Naomi Beth Wakan has published over fifty books. She is the Inaugural Poet Laureate of Nanaimo (2014–16) and the Federation of British Columbia Writers’ Inaugural Honorary Ambassador.

Wakan is a member of The League of Canadian Poets, Haiku Canada, and Tanka Canada. She lives on Gabriola Island, British Columbia, Canada, with her husband, the sculptor Elias Wakan.

no paper
I write a haiku
on a shell

from On the Arts