A.F. Moritz lives in Toronto. His most recent books are The Sparrow: Selected Poems (2018) and Art of Surgery(2019), a chapbook in the Vallum Chapbook Series. He has published twenty books of poetry, which have received honours including the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Award in Literature of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the Guggenheim Fellowship, Poetry magazine’s Bess Hokin Prize, and selection to the Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets; three of his books have been finalists for the Governor General’s Literary Award. He is poet laureate of Toronto, the sixth poet to hold this office.

Events A.F. Moritz was involved in

  • Best Canadian Poetry of 2019

    Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 2:00 PM

    Celebrating the release of Best Canadian Poetry in English 2019 with guest editors Rob Taylor and Amanda Jernigan along with some of the contributors.


  • A Celebration of the Best Canadian Poetry of 2016

    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 7:30 PM

    Join us in celebrating the work of Canadian poets presented in the ninth edition of Canada’s vibrant yearly anthology The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2016.


  • The Best Canadian Poetry Launch

    Friday, October 30, 2015 - 7:30 PM

    Contributing poets to The Best Canadian Poetry 2015 read their poems from the anthology.