Current English Ottawa Poets

A

Adams, Miller (Sylvia)

Akinlolu, Segun
Akpata, John
Akse, Tiah
Alcofribas Nasier II
Alexander Heinis, Shery
Aljied, Roua aka ‘Philosi-Fire’
Allison, Luna
Al-Mansouri, M.T.
Andrews, Dana Carly
Anstee, Cameron
Apollo the Child aka Khaleefa Hamdan
Arar, Barâa
Armstrong, Allison
Artelle, Stephen
Atkinson, Susan J.
Auclair, Marie-Andrée

B

Baker, Jennifer
Bandukwala, Manahil
Bansfield, Anthony
Bayrock, Dessa
Bedford, Celena
Beissel, Henry
Bell, Dorian [former resident]
Ben-Shalom, Shai
Berkhout, Nina
Bien, Jeff
Blackman, Jeff
Blaikie, David
Blouin, Mike
Boland, Daniel
Boyle, Frances
Bourque, Jacqueline
Bradley, Jamie
Bragg, MaryLee
Brockwell, Stephen
Brown, Ronnie R
Bruchhaeuser, Candice
Brunet, Catherine
Buckthought, Mike
Burke, Liam

C-D

Caesar, Mike
Calvo, Elena
Carter, Terry Ann [Former resident]
Charlebois, Éric
Chetcuti, Vincent (r.i.p.)
Christie, Jason
Citron, Murray
Clayton, Conyer
Collins, David [former resident]
Connell, Marcie
Cook, Bryan
Cumming, Alicia [former resident]
Cummings, Beverly
currie, brock
Currie, David
D-Lightfull
Dabydeen, Cyril
Dako, Pete
Dawson, Kanina
Day, Lindsay Clayton 
de Paul, Stephen
Debarats, Michelle
Deen, Faizal
Dennis, Michael
Díaz, Luciano
Djossou, Jean Maurice
Dolman, Anita
Doucet, Clive
Douglas, Rhonda
Droll, Randy (r.i.p)
Dumais, Douglas [Former resident]
drystek, nina jane

E-G

Earl, Amanda
Ede, Amatoritsero
El-Mohtar, Amal
Emery, David
Etcheverry, Jorge
Farina, Laura
Farley, Claire
Fejzić, Sanita
Firth, Matthew
Fiszer, Doris
Ford, John-James [former resident]
Foss, Gill
Fotheringham, Avonlea
Fraser, Janet L
Furesz, Eva (Eva Boros-Furesz)
Fragiskatos, Artemysia
Fralic, Mike
Frenken, Sjef
Friday, Rob
Frutkin, Mark
gagno, jesslyn [Former resident]
Gerken, Klaus
Graf, Adele
Greenberg, Jennifer
Groleau Landry, Daniel
Groulx, David
Guth, Gwendolyn

H-J

Hamilton, David
Hanna, Natalie
Harvor, Elisabeth
Hawkins, Bill (r.i.p)
Haysom, Jenny
He, Bing
Herrera, Charlene
Heymans, Joshua
Hill, Sylvie
Hogg, Robert
Hunt, Kathryn
‘Hyfidelik’ aka Sergio Guerra
Hyf the GypsySun
Iliza, Amy
Irwin, Marilyn
Iwamoto, Ren 
Jarvis, Jenna [Former resident]
Javaid, Sahira
Jennings, Chris
Johnson, Chris
Jones, Matt [former resident]
JustJamaal aka Jamaal Jackson Rogers
jwcurry

K-L

Sarah Kabamba 
Keteku, Ian
Keyes, Adele
King Kimbit
Kirby, Patricia
Kletke, Glenn
Klostermann, Janna [Former resident]
Koensgen, Laurie
Kohler, Miche
kozak, a.m.
Krausz, Rosemarie
Ladouceur, Ben
Lam, Justin
Lamantia, Jason
LaPierre, Margo
Larwill, Alastair
Latta, Ruth
Le Dressay, Anne [Former resident]
Leifso, Brenda
Leyton, Katherine
Loeffelholz, Joycelyn
Lyons, Christine

M

MacDonald, Heather
Macdonald, Robin
MacDonell, Sarah
MacLean-Evans, Leah  [former resident]
Madhavan-Reese, Sneha
Mallet, Heather
Manicom, David
Marchand, Blaine
Martin, Ian
Massey, Karen
Matthews, Kevin
Mayne, Seymour
Mazloumi, Mahyar [in Farsi]
Mazza, Antonino [r.i.p]
McCann, Marcus [Former resident]
McCarthy, Christopher
McDermott, Terry
McGee, Elizabeth
McInnis, Nadine
McLachlen, Robin
mclennan, rob
McDonald-Zytveld, Cathy
McMaster, Susan
McNair, Christine
McPherson, Christian
Meya,Jenny aka Rational Rebel
Middle, Max [Former resident]

Miller, Ceilidhe
Misssarahlee
Montreuil, Mike
Moore, Jane
Moran, James K.
Morden, Brad
Morgan, Mia
Morton, Colin
Musa, Sarah
Mustafa, Aruba
Myers, Barbara (r.i.p.)
Mylrea, Colin

N-P

Nadja, Miko
Newman, Kemisha
Nicholls, Sandra
Noble, Catina
Nykyforak, Cassandra
O’Meara, David
Olafimihan, Komi
Oni the Haitian Sensation
OpenSecret aka Onyegbula, Ikenna
Pederson, Jennifer
Pederson, Rod
Peterson, Kimberly
Pirie, Pearl [former resident]
Poile, Craig
Power, Willow-Marie
Pratt, Ryan [former resident]
Prevost, Roland
Priske, Rusty
Pulles, Kirsten

R

Racek, Jakub
Radmore, Claudia Coutu
Rage
Rainville, Nathalie
Raycroft, Brent
Reid, Monty
Rhodes, Shane
Richardson, Peter [former resident]
Ridley, Sandra
Rochefort, LM
Rotondo, Vanessa aka V
Roy, Ian
Ruszala, Sarah

S

Saghir, Omar
Saikaley, Sonia
Savage, Grant
Seatter, Ronald
Senior, Olive
Sepideh
Ramon Sepúlveda
Shaffran, Rona
Jagjeet Sharma
Simpson, Rachael
Simser, Guy
Smith, Jesslyn Delia
Stacey, Robert
Steadman, Dean [former resident]
Steiner, Dawn
Stevenson, Diane Schmolka
Stephen, Carol A
Stewart, Corey
Struthers, Betsy [no longer local?]
Strutt, Lesley [former resident]
Stymeist, D.S.
Sulzenko, JC
Suse, Luminita
Sweazey, Glenn Arthur

T-V

Tan, Evelyn
Taj, H. Masud
Taylor, Bruce
Thomas, Rob
Thomson, Sharon
Thumm, Alex Jürgen [former resident]
Tiwana, Amarjit
Tokar, Janice
Trafford, Mary [former resident?]
Tunney, Deborah-Anne
Turnbull, Chris
Tyler, Paul
Tzu, Eyob
Vallance, Richard
Valley, Taymaz
Van Loon, Jean
Vavassis, Vivian
Vuleta, Nina
Vulpe, Nicola

W-Z

Wabegijig, Vera
Wallace, Gillian
Warrington-Kearsley, Betty P.
Way, Mike
Weerasinghe, Asoka
Whistle, Ian
Wilkins, Grant
Wright, Catriona
Young, Deanna
Zielinski, Margaret

[Last updated October, 2020.]

Some are from the National Capital Region, with Ottawa is the closest city or the city where they come and read and contribute.
From contributions from Ottawa poets as well as poets.ca, treereadingseries.ca, VERSeFest, Bywords, TWUC, Sawdust, Apt613, Poets’ Pathway, Wikipedia, writersfest.org, Tree,Penny’s Poetry Pages, Ottawa Citizen, Ottawater, In/Words, googling, and seeing people about.

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