Erín Moure


Erín Moure is a Montreal poet who writes mainly in English, yet works multilingually and in hybrid forms. Her most recent books are O Resplandor and – in collaboration with Oana Avasilichioaei – Expeditions of a Chimæra. Moure has translated Quebec poets Nicole Brossard (with Robert Majzels) and Louise Dupré, Galician poet Chus Pato, and Chilean Andrés Ajens into English, as well as Fernando Pessoa from Portuguese. She has published 14 books of her own poetry and 7 books of poetry in translation since 1979. Her translations have been finalists for the Griffin Prize and the Governor General’s Award and she has won the Governor General’s Award, the AM Klein Prize, the Pat Lowther Award, and been nominated for the Griffin Prize for her own poetry.

Author photo: Rotterdam

Books by this author

  • Just_like_her

    Just Like Her

    May 2011
    96 pages | ISBN 978-1-894987-56-1

    Just Like Her (Tout comme elle, in French) is a searing and daring work of poetry, written for the theatre, about the inevitability of loss and the enduring nature of love.

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