Friday, August 31, 2007

Charles Mountford

Charles Mountford has written two full-length books of poetry, published by Pendas Productions, London, and two chapbooks. He has also written the librettos for two operas on Canadian themes. His poems have appeared in Quarry, Prism International, The New Quarterly and Lamia Ink, New York. He has won First Prize, in the short poem category, at The Alberta Poetry Contest and a workshop prize from Carolyn Kizer at the Indiana International Writers’ Conference at the University of Indiana, Bloomington. He has received an Ontario Arts Council Grant for work on the manuscript of his third book. Currently, he and his wife, Ruth, divide their time between Stratford, Ontario and Quebec City.

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