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Maureen Scott Harris

Canadian

Poet and essayist Maureen Scott Harris has published three collections of poetry and three chapbooks. Drowning Lessons (Pedlar Press, 2004) won the Trillium Book Award for Poetry; Slow Curve Out (Pedlar  Press, 2012) was shortlisted for the Pat Lowther Award. Her work has appeared in Canadian, American, British and Australian journals. Her essay on the Don River won the 2009 WildCare Tasmania Nature Writing Prize. With the River Poets she has developed poetry walks through Toronto’s ravines and parks. In 2019 she won the Great Blue Heron Poetry Contest and was runner-up in the Edna Staebler Personal Essay Contest.