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National Poetry Month
Original works of distinguished Canadian poets part of LAC's collection

April is National Poetry Month and Library and Archives Canada is pleased to be the custodian of a rich, archival collection of Canadian poetry. The entire creative process of these works is well documented in the collection.

Many of these poets, whose works enrich Canada's literary and cultural heritage, are recognized internationally. Information on the following poets is available in our special collections consultation room:

George Bowering
Louis Dudek
A.M. Klein
Archibald Lampman
Daphne Marlatt
Don McKay
John McCrae
Susanna Moodie
Erin Mouré
Michael Ondaatje
P.K. Page
F.R. Scott
Phyllis Webb

Jacques Brault
Nicole Brossard
Fernand Ouellette
Hélène Dorion
Saint-Denys Garneau
Serge-Patrice Thibodeau
Gérald Leblanc
Marguerite Andersen
Suzanne Jacob
Pierre Morency


For a glimpse at Library and Archives Canada's poetry collection, please visit:

For historical information visit: Archived What's New