Alexandra Oliver was born in Vancouver and lives in Burlington, ON. She is the author of Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway (Biblioasis, 2013; winner of the 2014 Pat Lowther Memorial Award) and Let the Empire Down(Biblioasis, 2016). A past co-editor of Measure for Measure: An Anthology of Poetic Meters (Everyman’s Library, 2015) and the Canadian formalist journal The Rotary Dial, she is currently enrolled as a PhD student in English at McMaster University.

Events Alexandra Oliver 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.


  • Poetry Games

    Sunday, November 1, 2015 - 4:00 PM

    Canadian poets compete for a chance to participate in the Bookworm International Literary Festival in March 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.