John Steffler

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John Steffler

Award-winning poet and novelist, and former Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada.

John Steffler was the Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada from 2006 to 2008. His latest book of poetry, Lookout (McClelland and Stuart), was shortlisted for the 2011 Griffin Poetry Prize. His previous books of poetry include The Grey Islands; That Night We Were Ravenous, winner of the Atlantic Poetry Prize; and Helix: New and Selected Poems, winner of the Newfoundland and Labrador Poetry Prize. Steffler is also the author of the award-winning novel The Afterlife of George Cartwright.