Steve McOrmond


Steve McOrmond’s poetry has appeared in Canadian literary magazines including Event, The Fiddlehead, Geist, Grain, Malahat Review, The New Quarterly and Prairie Fire, and online at Maisonneuve, Jacket (Australia) and nthposition (UK). His work also appears in the anthology Breathing Fire 2: Canada’s New Poets (Nightwood 2004). His first book of poetry Lean Days was short-listed for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. In 2006, he received a “Highly Commended” award in the Petra Kenney International Poetry Contest. He lives in Toronto.

Books by this author

  • Primer_on_the_hereafter23

    Primer on the Hereafter

    October 2006
    88 pages | ISBN 1-894987-12-8

    In Primer on the Hereafter, Steve McOrmond distills the fleeting beauties and lingering pains of daily life into darkly elegant, elegaic poems.

  • Lean_days

    Lean Days

    April 2004
    88 pages | ISBN 0-919897-94-0

    Steve McOrmond captures what it's like to love and leave your hometown in Lean Days, his debut collection of poetry.

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