Don Domanski

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Don Domanski
Born 1950 (age 67–68)
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation poet

Don Rusu Domanski (born 1950) is a Canadian poet who lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Domanski was born and raised on Cape Breton Island. Published and reviewed internationally, his work has been translated into Czechoslovakian, Portuguese, and Spanish.[1] In 2007, he was the winner of the Governor General's Award in Poetry.


  • 1975: The Cape Breton Book of the Dead
  • 1978: Heaven
  • 1982: War in an Empty House
  • 1986: Hammerstroke
  • 1991: Wolf-Ladder (nominated for a Governor General's Award)
  • 1994: Stations of the Left Hand (nominated for a Governor General's Award)
  • 1998: Parish of the Psychic Moon
  • 2007: All Our Wonder Unavenged (winner of the Governor General's Award)
  • 2013: Bite Down LIttle Whisper


  1. ^ "New Books" web page Archived April 12, 2008, at the Wayback Machine. at Brick Books website, accessed April 23, 2007