Ronna Bloom is the author of five books of poems, most recently Cloudy With A Fire in the Basement (Pedlar, 2012). Her work has been translated into Spanish and Bangla, and recorded for the CNIB. She is currently Poet in Community at the University of Toronto, and Poet in Residence at Mount Sinai Hospital and in the Sinai Health System. In these roles, she offers students, health care professionals, patients, and visitors opportunities to articulate their experiences through reflective writing and poetry. She has edited the anthology Take As Needed: Poems and Reflections from the Halls, Coffee Shops, Board Rooms and Waiting Rooms of Mount Sinai Hospital. A meditator and a psychotherapist, Bloom lives in Toronto. 


Events Ronna Bloom was involved in

  • Poetry & Process

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 12:00 PM

    Ronna Bloom, Julie Cameron Gray and Anne Michaels talk about their creative process with Meaghan Strimas.


  • Toronto Lit Up: Ronna Bloom

    Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 6:30 PM

    IFOA and Pedlar Press invite you to the release of The More by Ronna Bloom as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.


  • Poetry NOW: 9th Annual Battle of the Bards

    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:30 PM

    1 stage. 20 poets. 1 winner. Our popular poetry competition returns in 2017 to feature readings by 20 of Canada’s emerging and established poets.