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Awards

  • Governor General's Award for Poetry, Short-list, 1982
  • League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention, 1990
  • Confederation Poets Prize, Honorable Mention, 1994
  • Confederation Poets Prize, Winner, 1995
  • League of Canadian Poets National Poetry Contest, Honorable Mention, 1995
  • Scarborough Bi-Centennial Award of Merit, 1996
  • Canadian Literary Awards, Finalist, 2002
  • The National Magazine Awards, nominated by both Grain and Arc, finalist for Arc, 2002
  • Petra Kenney Poetry Competition, 2nd Prize, 2002
  • Shortlisted, Governor General's Award for Poetry for The Burning Alphabet, 2005
  • Canadian Authors Association Jack Chalmers Award for Poetry for The Burning Alphabet, 2006


Honours

  • Poetry Judge for the 1997 Sterling Writing Awards
  • Poetry Judge for the 1997 Arc Poem of the Year Contest
  • Poetry Adjudicator, Banff Centre for the Arts, 1999
  • Poetry Judge for the 1998 Pat Lowther Award
  • Poetry Adjudicator, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2000
  • Editor, Brick Books, 1999-
  • Poetry Adjudicator, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2001
  • Faculty, Poetry Studio, Banff Centre for the Arts, 2002


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