David O’Meara is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently A Pretty Sight (Coach House Books, 2013). His play, Disaster, was nominated for four Rideau Awards. He has been shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, the ReLit Prize, the K. M. Hunter Award, the Trillium Book Award, a National Magazine Award, and is the winner of the Ottawa Book Award, a Mid-Career Artist Award, and a three-time winner of the Archibald Lampman Prize. He was the founding Artistic Director for VERSeFest (Canada’s International Poetry Festival) and was a jurist for the 2012 Griffin International Poetry Prize. He lives in Ottawa, Canada.
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