4 December 1974 |
Ajax, Ontario, Canada
|Notable awards||Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award (2006), CBC Literary Award (2007), Trillium Book Award (2009)|
Born in Ajax, Ontario, Dodds grew up in Orono, Ontario. He studied English Literature and Anthropology at Trent University, Medieval Icelandic Studies at The University of Iceland, and has worked as a research archaeologist in Canada. He is a poetry editor at Coach House Books.
He received the 2006 Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award and won the 2007 CBC Literary Award in poetry. His debut poetry collection, Crabwise to the Hounds (Coach House Books, 2008), received the 2009 Trillium Book Award for Poetry, and was shortlisted for both the 2009 Gerald Lampert Award and the 2009 Griffin Poetry Prize.
- Dodds, Jeramy. (Trans.). (2014). The Poetic Edda. Toronto: Coach House Books. ISBN 1-55-245296-4
- —— (2008). Crabwise to the Hounds. Toronto: Coach House Books. ISBN 978-1-55245-205-9
- Griffin Poetry Prize biography
- Griffin Poetry Prize reading, including video clip
- Poet's debut full of surprises - Profile in The Toronto Star
- Lines That Lingered - Profile in The National Post
- New-fangled, Old-fangled - Poetry Foundation's review of Crabwise to the Hounds
- Official Website
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