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Deanna Young

Deanna Young is the author of four books of poetry, including Drunkard’s Path (2001), House Dreams (2014) and Reunion (2018). House Dreams was nominated for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry, the Ottawa Book Award, the Archibald Lampman Award, and the ReLit Award. Originally from southwestern Ontario, she lives in Ottawa (Canada), where she works as an editor and teaches poetry privately. In 2019 she was named Ottawa’s English Poet Laureate for a two-year term.