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My debut book is finally here and ready for purchase!

Blooming: Poetry for Seasons of Change by Chiara Mason

Full synopsis:

Journey through the seasons in Blooming, a collection of poetry and prose featuring the life-altering transformations of the cycles of growth and grief. Whichever season of life you’re in, this book is a guide for your next step in life’s journey, providing a path through the changes you face. Perhaps it’s in those changes where we find the answers we’ve been looking for all along.

Blooming is a must-read for anyone on a journey of self-love, self-worth, and self-acceptance.”

Testimonial from Natasha Silva

Author of North Star Heart + Winner of the 2022 Canadian Book Club Awards

2023 Poetry Finalist for The Canadian Book Club Awards

Very excited to share that my debut book is one of the Top 3 finalists for the Poetry Category of this year’s Canadian Book Club Awards!

They are Canada’s largest reader’s choice book award, where Verified Readers across the country choose their favourites in each category.

I am ecstatic to be a finalist and very grateful for this opportunity. Congratulations to all of the finalists, and we look forward to the winners being announced in December!

Where to Purchase:

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My story out in the world

Browse some of the media features below.

Castanet Media

“Everyone navigates the seasons of physical and mental change, but it does not have to be done alone, that is what Chiara Mason expresses.”

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West K News

“Mason sees her poetry as following a theme of capturing the changes in our post-pandemic world from an emotional perspective.”

Read the article on pg.8

Lake Country Calendar

“Her Okanagan upbringing has been a reference point for poetry author Chiara Mason’s new book, Blooming: Poetry for Seasons of Change.

Read the article on pg.6

Kelowna Now

“Mason says that she has been writing for as long as she can remember, and Blooming features poetry that she has written over the past few years.”

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Penticton Herald

“Rightly proud of her accomplishments, she … now has completed her goal of being published … her first swipe at entering the literary field.”

Read the article in section B3

Kelowna Daily Courier

“The prose/poetry book also chronicles her personal navigation through depression, anxiety, and the devastation of loss and grief.”

Read the article in section B3

Global News Okanagan

“A poet from Oliver is launching her very first book of poetry in the Okanagan this weekend. Chiara Mason’s book is called Blooming: Poetry for Seasons of Change … Mason wanted to come home to start her launch tour.”

Watch the full news clip at 13:30

Wildly Balanced Podcast

Interviewed by host Carly of Carlyita Co. In Episode 49 we discuss travelling in your twenties and the upcoming launch of my book!

Listen to Episode 49

Kelowna Capital News

“While she had developed her own podcast and blog [already], she admits publishing a book was a bit scarier of a media enterprise to confront.”

Read the article on pg.32

Photography: Dryden Rainbow, Chiara Mason, and Subflume by Melissa Sorokolit