Charles H. Mountford

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Charles Hugh Mountford is a Stratford poet and humorist. He is a graduate of the University of Western Ontario and the University of London. He is also the founder and artistic director of Poetry Stratford, A Reading Series.[1] In 2008 and 2010, he was shortlisted for the Bridport, U.K., Poetry Prize.[2] He has also won first prize in The Alberta Poetry Contest and was a finalist in 2009 in The Atlanta Review¹s 2009 International Poetry Competition.[3]


  • The Harvestman (2004), ISBN 0-920820-60-3
  • The Night the Ducks Got Loose (2006), ISBN 0-920820-73-5
  • Voice Of An Angel (Opera Libretto, Produced Stratford, 2000)
  • A Stronger Thought Of Love (Opera Libretto, Produced Stratford, 2006)
  • Henry Hudson (Opera Libretto, Produced Stratford, 2008)


  1. ^ "New Poet-in-Residence Aims to be "An Ambassador of Poetry"". 2007. Archived from the original on 2009-06-19. Retrieved 2009-09-17. 
  2. ^ "2008 Winners of Bridport Prize in Poetry". 2008. Archived from the original on 2009-07-24. Retrieved 2009-09-16. 
  3. ^ "2009 Prize Winners of the Atlanta Review's Poetry Contest". 2010. Retrieved 2011-01-19. 

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