Canisia Lubrin. Author. The Unpublished City. BookThug. IFOA.

Canisia Lubrin is a writer, critic, educator, and editor. She holds an MFA from the University of Guelph and Hons. BA from York University. Her work has been published and anthologized widely, appearing in PRISM International, Brick, Vallum, Best Canadian Poetry 2018, The Unpublished City anthology, The Globe and Mail, and elsewhere. She is 2017-2018 Poet in Residence at Poetry in Voice and serves as advisor to Open Book Ontario. Lubrin is on the editorial board at Wolsak & Wynn/Buckrider Books, poetry editor at The Humber Literary Review. Her debut collection, Voodoo Hypothesis, named a CBC Best Poetry Book of 2017, is a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award.

Events Canisia Lubrin was involved in

  • In Conversation: Catherine Chidgey & David Layton

    Saturday, October 28, 2017 - 5:00 PM

    Catherine Chidgey and David Layton discuss childhood struggles and familial relationships with Bert Archer.

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  • Dissecting the Villain

    Sunday, October 22, 2017 - 1:00 PM

    Thriller writers, Sarah Blaedel, Chris Brookmyre, Nick Cutter and Andrew Pyper, discuss their process creating their antiheroes with Andy McGuire.

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  • Twists & Turns: The Art of Thriller Writing

    Saturday, October 21, 2017 - 2:00 PM

    Mark Billingham and Chris Brookmyre, the UK’s leading crime and thriller writers, sit down with Joy Fielding to discuss the art of their trade.

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  • Toronto Lit Up: The Unpublished City

    Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 7:30 PM

    IFOA and BookThug invite you to the release of The Unpublished City, a collection of works by Toronto's emerging literary talents, as part of the Toronto Lit Up book launch series.

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