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Kateri Lanthier

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Kateri Lanthier is a poet, essayist, and reviewer. Her books are Reporting from Night (Iguana, 2011) and Siren (Signal Editions, Véhicule Press, 2017), which was longlisted for the 2018 Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Poems from Siren have been included in four anthologies.

Her poems have been published in many journals, including The Fiddlehead, Event, Hazlitt, Green Mountains Review, Arc, Grain, Great Lakes Review, Best Canadian Poetry 2014, The Walrus, Halibut, and the Literary Review of Canada. She won the 2013 Walrus Poetry Prize and third prize in the London-based Troubadour International Poetry Prize, 2016.

She holds a BA and MA in English Literature from the University of Toronto. Kateri is a Mentor in the MA in English in the Field of Creative Writing, University of Toronto. She is a full member of the League of Canadian Poets. She delivered a TEDx talk on poetry at TEDx Ashbury College, Ottawa. Her essay “Lifelines: Of Heart, Lungs, Blood, and Ghazals” was included in the anthology Against Death: 35 Essays on Living (ed. Elee Kraljii Gardiner, Anvil Press, 2019; Montaigne Medal finalist).


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Siren. Vehicule Press, 2017
Reporting from Night. Iguana Books, 2011


Walrus Poetry Prize for The Walrus, 2013
Troubadour International Poetry Prize, Third Prize, 2016
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