Canisia Lubrin is a writer, critic, editor and teacher. She is the author of augur and Voodoo Hypothesis, which was longlisted for the Gerald Lambert Award, the Pat Lowther Award and was a finalist for the Raymond Souster Award. Her sophomore poetry book The Dyzgraphxst won the 2021 OCM Bocas Prize for Caribbean Literature in the poetry category, is a finalist for the 2021 Griffin Poetry Prize, the Derek Walcott Poetry Prize and was named a book of the year by Quill & Quire, CBC, Winnipeg Free Press, Rebel Women in Lit, among others. Her debut fiction, Code Noir, is forthcoming from Knopf Canada. Lubrin received her BA at York University and her MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Guelph. Awarded a 2021 Windham-Campbell Prize for poetry, Lubrin was born in St. Lucia and now lives in Ontario.
- Canisia Lubrin uses the language of the past to explore the future in her new poetry collection
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- The best Canadian poetry of 2020
- 5 emerging Canadian writers named 2020 Writers' Trust Rising Stars
- 100 writers in Canada you need to know
- Canisia Lubrin on how poetry orients us to 'the complexities of life'
- Why poet Canisia Lubrin embraces chaos
- How growing up in St. Lucia nurtured poet Canisia Lubrin's imagination
- Billy-Ray Belcourt, Canisia Lubrin, Phoebe Wang longlisted for 2018 poetry prizes
- Canisia Lubrin evokes the folkloric magic of St. Lucia in a poetic takedown of contemporary racism
- Canisia Lubrin on remembering her grandmother's stories — even when her grandmother couldn't
Books by Canisia Lubrin
Interviews with Canisia Lubrin