Shery Alexander Heinis http://wholefullness.com and Roland Prevost http://www.writersfestival.org/authors/fall-2014/roland-prevost are two upcoming Ottawa poets, one with a first chapbook and one with a first poetry book. Shery Alexander Heinis was born and raised on the island of St. Lucia in the Caribbean and currently lives and works in Ottawa, Canada. She studied international relations at the University of the West Indies (Jamaica) and Cambridge University (UK) and is a former diplomat. A Greater Whole is her first chapbook. Roland Prevost has been published by Arc Poetry Magazine, Descant, The Toronto Quarterly, ottawater, experiment-o, Ottawa Arts Review, The Steel Chisel, The Peter F. Yacht Club and as a dusie “Tuesday poem,” among many others. He is the author of four chapbooks: Metafizz (Bywords, 2007), Dragon Verses (Dusty Owl, 2009), Our/ Are Carried Invisibles (above/ground press, 2009), and Parapagus (above/ground press, 2012), and has also been published in three poetry collections by Angel House Press. He won the 2006 John Newlove Poetry Award, judged that year by Erín Moure. He was managing editor of Poetics.ca, and founding managing editor of seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics. He lives and writes in Ottawa.
Shery Alexander Heinis - n/a
Roland Prevost - n/a
Roland Prevost - Singular Plurals - Chaudiere
Shery Alexander Heinis - A Greater Whole - Wholefull
Gil McElroy - Touch the Donkey 3
Rachael Simpson - Five - Apt 9