David O’Meara

David O’Meara

David O'Meara lives in Ottawa, Ontario. He is the author of three collections of poetry, including most recently Noble Gas, Penny Black (Brick Books, 2008), and a play, Disaster, nominated for four Rideau Awards. His poetry has been shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, the ReLit Award, the Trillium Book Award, a National Magazine Award, and he has won the Archibald Lampman Award twice. He is the director of the Plan 99 Reading Series, Artistic Director of VERSEFest (www.versefest.ca) and was the Canadian judge for the 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize.

Writers Festival Appearances