Marcus McCann is a poet and journalist. He's the author of The Hard Return (2012) and Soft Where (2009) and eight chapbooks. His work has been shortlisted for or won the John Newlove, Gerald Lampert and Robert Kroetch awards. Most recently, he was awarded the EJ Pratt Medal for Poetry (2012). Formerly of Ottawa, McCann now lives in Toronto, where he is a law student and part-owner of Glad Day Books.