Garth Martens

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Garth Martens
Occupation poet
Nationality Canadian
Period 2010s-present
Notable works Prologue for the Age of Consequence

Garth Martens is a Canadian poet.[1] He was the winner of the Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award in 2011,[2] and his debut collection Prologue for the Age of Consequence was a shortlisted nominee for the Governor General's Award for English-language poetry at the 2014 Governor General's Awards.[3]

Originally from Kelowna, British Columbia,[4] he currently resides in Victoria. He is a graduate in creative writing from the University of Victoria.[2] Martens has also served on the editorial board of The Malahat Review.[2]



  1. ^ "Watchful storyteller". Victoria Times-Colonist, December 30, 2009.
  2. ^ a b c "Local poet wins literary prize". Victoria Times-Colonist, April 7, 2011.
  3. ^ "Governor-General Literary Awards finalists unveiled". The Globe and Mail, October 7, 2014.
  4. ^ Boulevard Magazine, August 2011.