David O’Meara
English Local

David O’Meara is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently Masses On Radar (Coach House Books, 2021). His play, Disaster, was nominated for four Rideau Awards. He is a winner of the Ottawa Book Award and the Archibald Lampman Prize, is the director of The Plan 99 Reading Series, was the founding Artistic Director for VERSeFest (Canadas International Poetry Festival), and was a jurist for the 2012 Griffin International Poetry Prize.  In 2016 he was awarded the Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award. His debut novel, Chandelier, is forthcoming in autumn 2024.

Previously Appeared

Saturday Mar 23 2024 • 9:00 PM Eastern

Third Night - Session 2
Red Bird

Sunday Nov 21 2021 • 7:00 PM Eastern

VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour Reception
Knox Church + streamed online

Sunday Nov 22 2020 • 7:30 PM Eastern

Closing Event: Festival readers
Online event

Thursday Mar 28 2019 • 7:00 PM Eastern

Arc Poetry Magazine
Knox Church

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