Tanis Rideout


Tanis Rideout’s work has been shortlisted for several prizes, including the Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers and the CBC Literary Awards. She was named the Poet Laureate for Lake Ontario by the environmental advocacy group Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and has toured with Gord Downie and Sarah Harmerto promote environmental justice.

She is also the author of the internationally acclaimed novel Above All Things.

Photo Credit: Simon Racioppa

Books by this author

  • 9781894987714

    Arguments with the Lake

    April 2013
    72 pages | ISBN 978-1-894987-71-4

    A triumphant, lyrical portrait of two extraordinary swimmers: one destined for fame and glory, the other on a path toward obscurity and ruin.

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