Albert Dumont is Ottawa's English poet laureate.
A local and much lauded poet, Ben Ladouceur's most recent is Mad Long Emotion (Coach House).
Born in Beijing and raised in Saskatchewan, Chuqiao Yang's poetry has received many awards.
Conyer Clayton's long-awaited debut collection is We Shed Our Skin Like Dynamite.
Ottawa's David O'Meara's newest moving collection is Masses on Radar (Coach House, 2021).
Dimorphic discovered spoken word in 2008, and has represented Lanark County at 7 national festivals.
Poet, motivational speaker, Éric Charlebois specializes in English-language aboriginal poetry translation.
S'accorder (BouquinBec) by Eve Bilodeau is like playing with the filaments of hope that surround us.
Helen Robertson was longlisted for the 2019 Vallum Award for Poetry.
For Ottawa poet Jayde, spoken word is an opportunity to reclaim self.
Karuna Vellino's chapbook A Year In Violets is acollection of poems that give voice to Karuna's experience with love and identity.
Margo LaPierre's Washing Off the Raccoon Eyes finds passion in chaotic liminal spaces.
Montreuil is a prevailing voice in tanka, haiku, senryu, tanka and haibun in English and French Canada.
Nelson Charest teaches modern poetry at the University of Ottawa.
Ottawa poet Nicola Vulpe undertakes an intelligent survey of deep history in Insult to the Brain (Guernica).
Pearl Pirie's fourth collection is footlights from Radiant Press.
rob mclennan's most recent are A halt, which is empty (Mansfield Press, 2019) and Life sentence, (Spuyten Duyvil, 2019),
Rising iterary star Shery Alexander Heinis is the author of Splinter.
Susan Atkinson's debut poetry collection is The Marta Poems (Silver Bow Press, 2020)
Switch Bridges was a member of the CFSW Championship Youth team in 2011.
Véronique Sylvain specialises in literature of the North French Canadians.
Vivian Vavassis is a Montréal ex-pat who lives in Ottawa and calls both cities home.