Richard M. Grove

Richard M. Grove, otherwise known to friends as Tai, lives in Presqu’ile Provincial Park where he and his wife, Kim, run a B&B, where he also runs Hidden Brook Press. The Poet Laureate of Brighton, Ontario,  Richard is a writer, editor, [...]

Victoria Butler

Victoria Butler is a writer from Barrie, Ontario. She is the Poet Laureate of said hometown from 2018 until 2022 and is the first woman to carry the title. She is the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Northern Appeal, a [...]

Christopher Lawrence Menard

Christopher Lawrence Menard is a writer (stage, screen, fiction & poetry), actor, producer, director, and singer. He was born and raised in Windsor, Ontario where he works in arts, culture and heritage for the City of Windsor. He designed and [...]

Michael Mirolla

Michael grew up in Canada, but he was born in Ielsi (now Jelsi), Campobasso, Italy. He immigrated to Montreal with his parents and brothers when he was a child. He attended McGill University (BA 1969), and the University of British Columbia [...]

John B. Lee

John B. Lee is the best poet on the contemporary scene in North America... provides the best of the new poetry — imaginative, contemporary vignettes.” -Rolling Stone John has had more than 70  books published to date, many with Black [...]

Bruce Meyer

Bruce Meyer is author of 64 books of poetry, short fiction, flash fiction, and literary non-fiction. He is well-known to Canadians as the voice behind CBC’s literature broadcasts on The Great Books, A Novel Idea, and Great Poetry: Poetry is Life [...]

Antonia Facciponte

  Antonia is an emerging writer. Interested in exploring the ever-evolving human interaction with literary voice(s), Antonia is an MA candidate in English in the Field of Creative Writing at the University of Toronto. She received a Canada Graduate Scholarship [...]

Douglas MacLellan

  After thirty-five years of walking, talking, and looking, I remain extremely curious about humans and their lives... Photography for me, is about relationships with people. I find it important to share images about the daily lives of people...   [...]

D.A. Lockhart

D.A. Lockhart is the author of seven books, including Devil in the Woods (Brick Books 2019) and Breaking Right (Porcupine’s Quill 2020). His work has appeared in Best Canadian Poetry in English 2019, TriQuarterly, ARC Poetry Magazine, Grain, Belt, and [...]

Laurie Smith

Laurie Smith earned her M.A. in English Literature and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor, having studied under Alistair MacLeod. Co-publisher/editor of Cranberry Tree Press in Windsor, Ontario, her work has appeared in many publications across Canada and in the [...]

Vanessa Shields

Shields has made her home, her family and her work life flourish in Windsor, ON. Her passion for writing was discovered at a very young age through the vein of writing in a journal. Her first book, Laughing Through A Second [...]

Keith Inman

Keith Inman’s poetry can be found in Canada, the US, Cuba and Ireland. When not writing poetry or staring out the window working, he helps run The Banister Poetry Anthology and adjudicates poetry contests, including one for teens through the St. Catharines Public Library System. [...]

Samantha Badoa

Samantha Badaoa is a new poet on the scene, a young writer living in Windsor, Ontario. And al- though she has not published much in journals, she enjoys an underground reputations as a rising star in the performance poetry scene. [...]

Barry Brodie

Barry Brodie is an accomplished writer, director, and actor. He teaches a course on the creative process at the University of Windsor, and is a principal of SHO Art, Spirit & Performance. Brodie began writing in prep school where he [...]

Lisa Shatzky

Lisa Shatzky’s poetry has been published widely across Canada and parts of the U.S. When not writing Lisa Shatzky works as a psychotherapist on Bowen Island BC, Canada, where she lives. She does poetry readings and spoken word performances all [...]

Mary Ann Mulhern

Mary Ann Mulhern began writing poetry in 2001 during a summer writing seminar conducted by John B. Lee at the University of Windsor. In September of 2001, she won first prize in the Freedom Festival Poetry Contest, with her poem about Harriet [...]

André Narbonne

A marine engineer by first trade, André Narbonne was living out of his duffel bag when he arrived in Halifax on a damaged tanker in the mid-eighties. He completed two degrees in English at Dalhousie University – where he was [...]

Laurence Hutchman

Laurence Hutchman was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland in 1948 and grew up in Toronto. He finished his BA in English in The University of Western Ontario in 1972, received his MA at Concordia University in 1979; and his Ph.D at [...]

Rosemary Sullivan

Biographer and poet Rosemary Sullivan is a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto. Her 14 books include the critically acclaimed Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape and a House in Marseille and Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion and Romantic [...]

Anna Yin

Anna Yin is Mississauga’s Inaugural Poet Laureate and the Ontario representative to the League of Canadian Poets. She has six poetry books, the latest entitled . She has won the 2005 Ted Plantos Memorial Award, two MARTY Awards and the [...]

Susan McMaster

Ottawa writer Susan McMaster, the 2011-12 President of the League of Canadian Poets, is author or editor of some two dozen poetry books, recordings, and anthologies. She has performed her original wordmusic with First Draft, SugarBeat, and Geode Music & [...]

Karen Mulhallen

  Karen Mulhallen is a poet, scholar, editor, arts journalist, teacher, and professor emeritus at Ryerson University. She has published 22 books and numerous articles on the arts and has spent her life working on magazines and journals while also lecturing, [...]

Marilyn Gear Pilling

Marilyn Gear Pilling's short fiction and poetry have been published in most of Canada’s literary magazines, and have won and been shortlisted for many national awards. Her work has been in the finals for both the CBC literary competition and [...]

Robert Hilles

Robert Hilles lives half the year on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia and half the year in Khon Kaen Thailand. He won the Governor General’s Award for Poetry for Cantos From A Small Room and the George Bugnet Award for [...]

Carlinda D’Alimonte

Carlinda D’Alimonte's poetry has appeared in Contemporary Verse 2, The Missouri Review, The Windsor Review, and many anthologies. Carlinda taught high school English and Creative Writing for twenty-five years. Prior to teaching high-school, she worked as a sessional instructor and multi-media [...]

Denis Robillard

Denis Robillard currently lives in Windsor with his wife and children. He was born in Matheson, Ontario, but he has called Windsor home since 2000. He has travelled extensively and lived across Northern Ontario, from Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder [...]

Bernice Lever

Bernice Lever (Bowen Island, BC) has published more than 10  books of poetry as well as short prose. She has read poems, across Canada, the U.S. and on four other continents, won four Lifetime Achievement awards and has been a [...]

Eva Kolacz

Eva Kolacz is a poet and painter whose works are inspired by the multifaceted nature of both the interior and exterior world. She debuted in her native Poland. At that time, Nobel Prize winner Wislawa Szymborska found her work “original” [...]