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  • Poet published in numerous journals and anthologies
    "The Siren of Howe Sound."-Raincoaster Media, "A Canadian national treasure."-e-poets
  • Author of Three Blocks West of Wonderland on Ekstasis Editions, “Fierce, racy, full of stiletto irony, verve — yet rife with sensitivity," and Sideways, Anvil Press - "Brawny and uncompromising." "Supple and unusual."-The Westender
  • Media Artist: videopoems Dying for the Pleasure, 2003"Suitably hair-raising."-The Westender
    Purple Lipstick, 2006 "Voice, music and imagery fuse together perfectly, creating a kind of hypnosis."-George Aguilar, Cine-Poem Festival
  • Musician, Vocalist, Recording Artist: audio CDs, Princess Nut, 2008
    “AURAL Heather is the new weather!”-Nik Beat-Howl on CIUT Radio 89.5 FM Toronto, Surfing Season, 2004 / "Beautiful. A credit to the genre."-Ian Ferrier, Wired on Words / "An auspicious disk. One of the best albums of its kind."-Kurt Heintz / "Important work."-Poesybeat
  • Accomplished Performer: "A unique and sublime fusion of new song and spoken word."-ZULA Presents  Haley fronted The .45s with Randy Rampage of DOA, and HHZ, (Heather Haley & the Zellots) praised by music critic Craig Lee as one of the city's "Ten Great Bands."
  • Editor, Publisher: LA Weekly, Rattler, Edgewise Café (one of Canada's first electronic literary magazines)
  • Curator and host of the Visible Verse Festival @ Pacific Cinémathèque North America's sustaining venue for the presentation of new and artistically significant poetry video and film
  • Speaker, Panelist: Canada Council Spoken & Electronic Word, Illume: Alchemy of Text and Image at the Gene Siskal Film Centre/Chicago Art Institute, Book Television, Shakespeare & Sons, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Mentor/Workshop Facilitator: Re:Frame/Video @ the Crossroads, Canadian Authors Association conference at UBC, Red Schoolhouse Poetry Primer, Crescent Park Elementary School, Island Discovery
  • Arts Administrator: Architect of the Edgewise ElectroLit Centre (endorsed Telepoetics© site) Vancouver Videopoem Festival and the Visible Verse Festival @ Pacific Cinémathèque
  • Affiliations: League of Canadian Poets, Women in Film & Video, BC Federation of Writers, Vancouver Alliance for Arts & Culture, Bowen Island Arts Council