Stuart Ross is a writer, editor, writing teacher, and small press activist living in Cobourg, Ontario. He is the author of 20 books of poetry, fiction, and essays, most recently the poetry collection Motel of the Opposable Thumbs and the novel in prose poems Pockets. Stuart is a founding member of the Meet The Presses collective, has taught writing workshops across the country, and was the 2010 Writer-in-Residence at Queen’s University. He is the winner of, among others, the 2017 Poetry NOW competition, the 2017 Jewish Literary Award for Poetry, the 2010 ReLit Award for Short Fiction. Stuart’s micro-press, Proper Tales, is in its 40th year.

Events Stuart Ross was involved in

  • Small Press, Big Ideas: A Roundtable

    Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 5:00 PM

    Learn about the strengths and challenges of the small press by hearing from some key members of the community: rob mclennan, Stuart Ross, Dani Spinosa, Terese Mason Pierre and Kate Siklosi.


  • Ode to Poetry

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 1:00 PM

    Roo Borson, Anne Michaels and Stuart Ross discuss process, inspiration and the state of poetry today with Steven Beattie.


  • Poetic New Worlds

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 4:00 PM

    Spend an afternoon with poetry and discover new worlds.


  • 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.