Steve McOrmond's new collection of poetry Reckon is forthcoming in spring 2018. He is the author of three previous collections of poetry, most recently The Good News about Armageddon (Brick Books 2010), which appeared on a number of book critics’ “Best of 2010” lists and was shortlisted for the 2011 ReLit Award. 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 also 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.