Sonnet L'Abbé is a Canadian poet and critic. As a poet, L'Abbé writes about national identity, race, gender and language. She has been shortlisted for the 2010 CBC Literary Award for poetry  and has won the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award for most promising writer under 35. As a critic, she is a regular reviewer of fiction and poetry for The Globe and Mail and has written scholarly articles on Canadian contemporary poetry.
Born in Toronto, Ontario, L'Abbé received a BFA in film and video from York University, and completed a Master's degree in English literature from the University of Guelph. She has been a script reader and has taught English at universities in South Korea and as well as teaching Creative Writing at the University of Toronto. She has also worked as an assistant poetry editor at Canadian Literature, and is an occasional contributor to CBC Radio One and the National Post. She is currently working on a PhD in 20th century poetics at the University of British Columbia, and teaches creative writing at UBC's Okanagan campus.
Her work has appeared in a number of literary journals and several anthologies including Best Canadian Poetry 2009, Best Canadian Poetry 2010, Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets and Red Silk: An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Women Poets.
-  Green College UBC, retrieved on 8 August 2011
-  Canadian Writers in Person, retrieved on 4 July 2011
- A Strange Relief (2001)
- Killarnoe (2007)
- Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, 1999
- Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award, 2000
- Shortlist, CBC Literary Award (Poetry), 2010