Born in Ottawa, Canada's glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of more than two dozen trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, he won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2010, and was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012. An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, Chaudiere Books, The Garneau Review, seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater. He has edited books for Insomniac Press, Black Moss Press, Broken Jaw Press and Vehicule Press, and spent the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta. Photo credit: Christine McNair.
For further information, check out his Electronic Poetry Center page
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Christine McNair is a writer and book conservator living in Ottawa. Her first collection of poetry Conflict was published by BookThug in 2012 and was a finalist for both the Archibald Lampman poetry award and the City of Ottawa book award for fiction. She was previously employed as the "Editor's Devil" (editorial and production assistant) at Gaspereau Press where she was responsible for editorial work, book design, and sundry tasks relating to book production. She co-founded estuary arts magazine at Acadia University and was the editor for the Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild newsletter. She worked in corporate communications and fundraising prior to her work in book conservation. Her design bindings have been exhibited in Canada and the UK. She likes to get her hands dirty. Photo credit: Charles Earl.