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Born in Ottawa, rob mclennan is the author of nearly thirty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. He has won the John Newlove Poetry Award, the Council for the Arts in Ottawa Mid-Career Award, and was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012. In March 2016, he was inducted into the VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour. An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, Chaudiere Books, The Garneau Review, seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics, Touch the Donkey and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater. In fall 2015, he was named “Interviews Editor” at Queen Mob’s Teahouse.

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