Canisia Lubrin

Canisia Lubrin of Whitby, Ont., is the author of the poetry collection Voodoo Hypothesis.
Born in St. Lucia, poet Canisia Lubrin now makes her home in Whitby, Ont. (Anna Keenan)

Canisia Lubrin is a poet and author based in Whitby, Ont. Born in St. Lucia, Canisia Lubrin has quickly established herself as one of Canada's brightest emerging poets. Her debut poetry collection, Voodoo Hypothesis, uses both modern language and folklore to explore race, oppression and colonialism. The League of Canadian Poets ​announced on April 18, 2018, that Voodoo Hypothesis is on multiple longlists for the 2018 Poetry Awards. 

Books by Canisia Lubrin

Interviews with Canisia Lubrin

Canisia Lubrin on her acclaimed debut collection of poetry, Voodoo Hypothesis, and how growing up on the island of St. Lucia fired her imagination. 14:06
Canisia Lubrin, author of Voodoo Hypothesis, reveals why she always goes back to Dionne Brand's Inventory. 1:19


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