Best Canadian Poetry 2024
Selected by editor Bardia Sinaee, the 2024 edition of Best Canadian Poetry showcases the best Canadian poetry writing published in 2022.
David Barrick o Nina Berkhout o Nicholas Bradley o Alison Braid o Louise Carson o Hilary Clark o Erin Conway-Smith o Nancy Jo Cullen o Kayla Czaga o Rocco de Giacomo o Jean Eng o Joel Robert Ferguson o Susan Gillis o Luke Hathaway o Beatriz Hausner o Robert Hogg o Evan Jones o Meghan Kemp-Gee o Joseph Kidney o Matthew King o Sarah Lachmansingh o T. Liem o Seth MacGregor o Sadie McCarney o Erin McGregor o Anna Moore o Rhiannon Ng Cheng Hin o Barbara Nickel o Peter Norman o Tolu Oloruntoba o Michael Ondaatje o Jana Prikryl o Matt Rader o Monty Reid o Lisa Richter o Meaghan Rondeau o Olajide Salawu o Francesca Schulz-Bianco o James Scoles o Allan Serafino o Sue Sinclair o Carolyn Smart o Misha Solomon o John Steffler o John Elizabeth Stintzi o Joanna Streetly o Rob Taylor o Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang o James Warner o Elana Wolff
About this Author
Bardia Sinaee's poetry, essays, and book reviews have appeared in magazines throughout Canada. His first book, Intruder (House of Anansi, 2021), received the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. He was born in Tehran, Iran, and currently lives in Ottawa.
Anita Lahey's third poetry collection, While Supplies Last, was published by Véhicule Press in 2023. She's also co-author of the graphic-novel-in-verse, Fire Monster, a collaboration with artist Pauline Conley (Palimpsest, 2023). Her memoir The Last Goldfish: a True Tale of Friendship was a finalist for the 2021 Ottawa Book Award. Anita first joined Best Canadian Poetry as assistant series editor in 2014, and has served as series editor since 2018. She lives with her family in Ottawa.
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