Anita Lahey is a poet, journalist, essayist and the series editor of the Best Canadian Poetry in English anthology. Her most recent book is The Mystery Shopping Cart: Essays on Poetry and Culture (Palimpsest Press, 2013). She’s the author of two Véhicule Press poetry collections: Out to Dry in Cape Breton (2006) and Spinning Side Kick (2011). The former was shortlisted for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry and the Ottawa Book Award. A past editor of Arc Poetry Magazine, Anita lives in Victoria.

Events Anita Lahey was involved in

  • Best Canadian Poetry of 2018

    Sunday, October 21, 2018 - 5:00 PM

    This tribute celebrates the release of the latest edition of Best Canadian Poetry, a must-read for anyone with an interest in contemporary literature. A number of poets will be in attendance.