Steve McOrmond is the author of three previous collections of poetry, most recently The Good News about Armageddon (Brick Books 2010), which appeared on a number of book critics’ Best of 2010 lists and was shortlisted for the 2011 ReLit Award. His second collection, Primer on the Hereafter (Wolsak and Wynn 2006), was awarded the Atlantic Poetry Prize. His debut collection, Lean Days (Wolsak and Wynn 2004), was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award. Originally from Prince Edward Island, he lives in Toronto. Reckon is his fourth poetry collection.
Interviews & Articles
The Modern Consciousness: Jake Byrne in Conversation with Steve McOrmond
issue 195 - summer 2016
Lousy With It (by Claire Tacon)
April 7, 2016
Steve McOrmond: Interview
at the 3rd annual POW! Festival, March 31, 2011
Steve McOrmond reads “The Hypochondriac Flies to Mexico,” and “The End of the World” from The Good News about Armageddon,
One Question Interview: Steve McOrmond
by Alex Boyd: BOYDblog, June 9, 2010
Through the questions posed to them, many Brick Books authors have taken the time to provide insights into such things as their writing process, experience as poets, reflections on poems among many other things.
Insights from Steve McOrmond can be found here.