Steve McOrmond is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Reckon (Brick Books 2018) and The Good News about Armageddon (Brick Books 2010). He was the 2018 recipient of the P. K. Page Founders' Award for Poetry for his poem "Proof of Life.” His second collection, Primer on the Hereafter (Wolsak and Wynn 2006), was awarded the Atlantic Poetry Prize. His debut collection, Lean Days (Wolsak and Wynn 2004), was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award, which recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian. His work has been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry in English 2016, Translating Horses: The Line, The Thread, The Underside, I Found It at the Movies: An Anthology of Film Poems, Breathing Fire 2: Canada’s New Poets and Landmarks: An Anthology of New Atlantic Canadian Poetry of the Land. A native of Prince Edward Island, he has called Toronto home since 1997.