Mark Callanan is the author of Scarecrow
(Killick Press, 2003), which was shortlisted for the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award for Poetry; Sea Legend (Frog Hollow Press, 2010), shortlisted for the bpNichol Chapbook Award; and Gift Horse (Véhicule Press, 2011), shortlisted for the BMO Winterset Award and the E.J. Pratt Poetry Award. His poetry has appeared in several anthologies, including Breathing Fire 2: Canada’s New Poets and Open Wide A Wilderness. With James Langer, he edited The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry. He lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.