ReLit Award for Poetry


Dani Couture is a Toronto-based writer and editor. She is the author of two collections of poetry: Good Meat (Pedlar Press, 2006), and Sweet (Pedlar Press, 2010), which won the Relit Award for Poetry and was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. Her first novel, Algoma, was published by Invisible Publishing in 2011. Currently, she's the Literary Editor at This Magazine




Good Meat. Toronto: Pedlar Press, 2006.
Sweet. Toronto: Pedlar Press, 2010.


Algoma. Halifax & Toronto: Invisible Publishing, 2011.


Margaret Christakos teaches creative writing at the School of Continuing Studies, University of Toronto. She also works as a poetry advisor/mentor with WIER (Writers in Electronic Residence), with the MFA program at the University of Guelph-Humber, and with Diaspora Dialogues. From 1992 to 1997 she taught Creative Writing at the Ontario College of Art; and she served as Writer in Residence at the University of Windsor in 2004-05.


  • Christakos, Margaret. Not Egypt. Toronto: Coach House Books, 1989.
  • --. With all my heart i heard u speaking. Toronto: Ice Floe Press, 1991.
  • --. Other Words for Grace. Stratford, Ontario: Mercury Press, 1994. PS8555 .H753 O84 1994 Robarts Library
  • --. The Moment Coming. Toronto: ECW, 1998. PS8555 .H753 M65 1998 Robarts Library
  • --. Charisma. Toronto: Pedlar Press, 2000. [fiction] PS8555 .H753 C43 2000 Robarts Library
  • --. Wipe Under A Love. Toronto: The Mansfield Press, 2000.
  • --. Excessive Love Prostheses. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2002. PS8555 .H753 E9 2002 Robarts Library
  • --. Retreat Diary. Toronto: Book Thug, 2005.
  • --. Sooner. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2005. PS8555 .H675 S66 2005 Robarts Library
  • --. Adult Video. Vancouver: Nomados, 2006. canlit pam 03711 Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library
  • --. My Girlish Feast. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Belladonna, 2006.
  • --. What Stirs. Toronto: Coach House Books, 2008. PS8555 .H675 W48 2008 Robarts Library
  • --. Welling. Sudbury: Your Scrivener Press, 2010. PS8555 .H675 W44 2010 Robarts Library
  • --. Facebook Page.