David O'Meara lives in Ottawa, Ontario. He is the author of three collections of poetry and a play, Disaster . He's been shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, the ReLit Prize, the Trillium Book Award, a National Magazine Award, four Rideau Awards, and he won the Archibald Lampman Award twice. His most recent book is Noble Gas, Penny Black (Brick Books, 2008). He is director of the renowned Plan 99 Reading Series and wasthe Canadian judge for the 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize.
While most other retailers are preparing (taking cover) for the coming Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, we're just over here rearranging our bookshelves. You can get quality CanLit for great prices on All Lit Up all year round so it's pretty much business as usual around ... Read more
We know, we know — you love indie Canadian books, and would love to attend readings and launch parties for new fall books and local authors — but it can be overwhelming, what with the hundreds of events happening all of the time, all over the country.
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Named one of Salty Ink's Dozen Best Books of Canadian Poetry from 2012, today's second featured poem is from Stewart Cole's debut poetry collection, Questions in Bed (Goose Lane Editions, 2012). David O'Meara says "Curious and sensual, Questions in Bed is a book rich with memorable ... Read more
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