Craig Poile

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Craig Poile is a Canadian poet, who won the Archibald Lampman Award in 2010 for his collection True Concessions.[1] He was also a shortlisted nominee for the Gerald Lampert Award in 1999 for his debut collection First Crack,[1] and for an Ottawa Book Award in 2010 for True Concessions.[2]

Originally from New Brunswick, he studied journalism and English literature at Carleton University.[2]

Poile's poetry has appeared in The New Quarterly,[1] Malahat Review,[1] The Fiddlehead,[2] Literary Review of Canada,[2] Arc,[1] Best Canadian Poetry[1] and Seminal: The Anthology of Canada's Gay Male Poets.[3] He was the co-owner of Collected Works, an independent bookstore in Ottawa which closed in 2012.[4]