Sean Wiebe lives in Charlottetown and is an associate professor of education at the University of Prince Edward Island. Since the inception of the International Symposium on Poetic Inquiry, he has been an integral part of the poetic inquiry community. He is the co-editor of Resonance: Poetic Inquiries of Reflection and Renewal (2016, in press), and was the co-editor of “Poetic Inquiry in/for/as,” a special issue of in education, 2014. He has been the principal investigator on four Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council funded projects investigating the digital economy and new literacies. His current grant, based on findings generated from multiple sites across Canada, investigates how establishing a creative ethos in schools might support teachers as contributors to Canada’s creative economy.

Celeste Snowber, Ph.D. is a dancer, writer, poet and educator, who is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Simon Fraser University. Her essays and poetry have been published extensively in various journals and chapters in books and she is the author of Embodied Prayer and co-author of Landscapes inAesthetic Education. Her most recent collection of poetry is Wild Tourist and her book, Embodied Inquiry: Writing, Living and Being through the Body was released in the fall of 2016. Celeste has pioneered embodied ways of inquiry and ways of writing from the body within arts-based research and curriculum theory and is a sought after mentor for graduate students. She is the recipient of the 2016 Ted T. Aoki Award for Distinguished Service in Canadian Curriculum Studies. Celeste continues to create/perform site-specific work in connection to the natural world and is presently the Artist in Residence in the UBC Botanical Garden where she is creating performances of dance and poetry in each season.

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