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Anita Lahey

Anita Lahey is a poet, journalist, essayist and the series editor of the Best Canadian Poetry in English anthology. Her books include The Mystery Shopping Cart: Essays on Poetry and Culture (Palimpsest Press, 2013) and two Véhicule Press poetry collections: Spinning Side Kick and Out to Dry in Cape Breton. The latter was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and the Ottawa Book Award. Anita’s magazine journalism has received several National Magazine Award honourable mentions. Her book The Last Goldfish: A true tale of friendship is forthcoming from Biblioasis. Anita lives in Ottawa.

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Publications

The Last Goldfish: A true tale of friendship. Biblioasis, forthcoming in 2020
The Mystery Shopping Cart: Essays on Poetry and Culture. Palimpsest Press, 2013
Spinning Side Kick. Véhicule Press, 2011
Out to Dry in Cape Breton. Véhicule Press, 2006
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