Maureen Scott Harris

Poet and essayist Maureen Scott Harris was born in Prince Rupert, BC and grew up in Winnipeg. In addition to her JackPine chapbook, she has published two collections of poems: A Possible Landscape (Brick Books, 1993), and Drowning Lessons (Pedlar Press, 2004), awarded the 2005 Trillium Prize for Poetry. In 2008 she won the Sparrow Prize for Prose from The LBJ (Reno, NV) and placed second in CV2’s 2-day poem contest. In 2009 her essay “Broken Mouth: Offerings for the Don River, Toronto” won the WildCare Tasmania Nature Writing Prize, which included a residency in Tasmania. Harris has recently retired from her work as Production Manager of Brick Books. She lives in Toronto.

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