Erina Harris


Erina Harris is a Canadian poet. She has devoted the past decade to the writing, study and rewriting of this first collection, The Stag Head Spoke. Her work has been published in North America, England and Slovenia (also in translation). It has received multiple prizes (Norma Epstein Award placement [University of Toronto], This Magazine Great Literary Hunt Award winner, ARC Editor’s Choice Poem, Best Canadian Poetry short-listing); nominations (Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award short-listing, Ralph Gustavson Award short-listing, Air Canada Award nomination); and international writers’ residencies. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop and Fellowship recipient, she is now pursuing a Ph.D. in Creative Writing and Poetics at the University of Calgary.

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Books by this author

  • The_stag_head_spoke

    The Stag Head Spoke

    April 2014
    94 pages | ISBN 978-1-894987-82-0

    Part Mother Goose, part Anne Carson – Erina Harris’s debut collection bursts with classic wordplay and serious innovation. A must read.

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