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rob mclennan

 

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Membership level
Full
First name
rob
Last name
mclennan
Province (postal abbreviation)
Ontario
Country
Canada
 

ABOUT

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Location (city/town)
Ottawa
Biography
Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa, where he is home full-time with the two wee girls he shares with Christine McNair. The author of more than thirty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, he won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2010, the Council for the Arts in Ottawa Mid-Career Award in 2014, and was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012 and 2017. In March, 2016, he was inducted into the VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour. An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, Chaudiere Books (with Christine McNair), periodicities: a journal of poetry and poetics (periodicityjournal.blogspot.com), Touch the Donkey (touchthedonkey.blogspot.com) and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater (ottawater.com). He is former “Interviews Editor” at Queen Mob’s Teahouse, a former contributor to the Ploughshares blog, editor/founder of my (small press) writing day, and an editor/managing editor of many gendered mothers. He spent the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com
 

PUBLICATIONS AND RECOGNITION

Genres
  • Print poetry
  • Long poems
  • Prose poetry
Genres (non-poetry)
  • Creative non-fiction
  • Academic writing
  • Literary fiction
 

BOOK THIS POET TODAY

Contact poet directly
rob_mclennan@hotmail.com
League-funded opportunities
  • Canada Poetry Tours (national)
  • National Poetry Month (national, April only)
Province
  • Ontario