Laurie D. Graham

Laurie D. Graham is a writer, reviewer, and editor currently living in Kitchener. Her first book of poetry, Rove, is out now and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first book of poetry in Canada.

Her second book of poetry,Settler Education, will be published by McClelland & Stewart in spring 2016. Work from this forthcoming collection was shortlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize and Arc Poetry Magazine‘s Poem of the Year contest, and won The Puritan‘s Thomas Morton Prize.

She is an editor of Brick magazine, leads a poetry workshop through continuing education at the University of Guelph, and as a writer-in-residence of Al Purdy’s A-Frame this past summer. She holds a BA in English from the University of Alberta, a BFA in creative writing from the University of Victoria, and an MFA from the University of Guelph. Sherwood Park, Alberta, is her home hamlet, and her people come from Derwent, Alberta, by way of Ukraine and Poland, and Semans, Saskatchewan, by way of Scotland and Northern Ireland.

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