John Barton is the author of twenty-six books, chapbooks, and anthologies, with his 27th—Lost Family: A Memoir, a book of sonnets—upcoming from Signal this fall. A three-time recipient of the Archibald Lampman Award, he’s also won an Ottawa Book Award, a CBC Literary Award, and a National Magazine Award. Between 1989 and 2018 John edited Arc Poetry Magazine, Vernissage, and The Malahat Review. He is the City of Victoria’s fifth, first male and first queer poet laureate.
Appears in Great Minds Don’t Think Alike