List of Canadian poets

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This is a list of Canadian poets. Years link to corresponding "[year] in poetry" articles.

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  • Margaret Fairley (1885–1968), English-born Canadian writer, educator and political activist
  • Brian Fawcett (born 1944), poet, novelist, nonfiction author and writer
  • Charles Fenerty (c. 1821 – 1982), Canadian poet, journalist, and inventor. Published two poems in book format in 1855 and 1866, and wrote over 32 poems (mostly published in local newspapers).
  • Ferron, born Debby Foisy (1952), folk singer, songwriter and poet
  • George Fetherling, wrote as "Doug Feathering" or "Douglas Fetherling" until 1999 when he began using his middle name (born 1949), American-born poet, novelist, journalist and essayist who moved to Canada at age 18 and became a Canadian citizen
  • Connie Fife
  • Robert Finch (1900–1995), poet and academic whose area of expertise was French poetry
  • Joan Finnigan (1925–2007), writer, poet, teacher and newspaper reporter
  • Jon Paul Fiorentino, poet, novelist, short-story writer, academic and editor of Matrix magazine
  • Judith Fitzgerald (born 1952), poet and journalist
  • Robert Ford (1915–1998), poet, translator and diplomat
  • Raymond Fraser (born 1941), novelist, poet, biographer, essayist and editor
  • Louis-Honoré Fréchette (1839–1908), French Canadian poet, politician, playwright and short-story writer
  • Patrick Friesen (born 1946), poet and university-level creative writing teacher
  • Mark Frutkin (born 1948), American-born novelist and poet who moved to Canada in 1970 as a Vietnam War draft resister

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  • Akhtar Naraghi
  • Roger Nash (born 1942), English-born philosopher, poet, and academic
  • Lyle Neff (born 1969), poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic
  • Lorri Neilsen Glenn, poet, ethnographer, essayist, and academic
  • Émile Nelligan (1879–1941), francophone poet from Quebec
  • Holly Nelson, writer, poet, activist, journalist, leader of the Green Party of Manitoba (2005–2006)
  • Pierre Nepveu (born 1946), French Canadian poet, novelist, and essayist
  • W. H. New (born 1938), poet, editor, and literary critic
  • bpNichol Barrie Phillip Nichol, who often went by his lower-case initials and last name, with no spaces (1944–1988), poet and writer
  • John Newlove (1938–2003)
  • Alden Nowlan (1933–1983), poet, novelist, playwright, and journalist

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See also

References

  1. ^ New, William H, ed. (2002). Belley, Marlène. Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. p. 102. ISBN 0-8020-0761-9. 
  2. ^ New, William H (2002). Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada. University of Toronto Press. p. 105. ISBN 0802007619. 
  3. ^ "Cotten, Sonia" (in French). Infocentre littéraire des écrivains. 
  4. ^ "Lalonde, Catherine" (in French). Infocentre littéraire des écrivains. 
  5. ^ "UNBC welcomes Janet Rogers as Writer in Residence". Talon Books. 
  6. ^ "Kay Smith". Atlantic Canada Poets' Archive. Archived from the original on 26 May 2014. 
  7. ^ Warren, Louise (2016). "Valois, Léonise". In Cook, Ramsay; Bélanger, Réal. Dictionary of Canadian Biography. XVI (1931–1940) (online ed.). University of Toronto Press. 
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