The following poets participate in the LCP’s Poets in the Schools program. Beside their name are the grade levels they accommodate, and where they live. Some poets live outside the province, but may be in Ontario on other business, and sometimes a visit can be arranged if planned well in advance. If information below differs from what is on their page, please contact the LCP to clarify. Check their webpage: Click here. Members: To include yourself on the Poets in the Schools list please email readings@poets.ca.
Lillian Allen
Toronto
Grade Levels: All

Gay Allison
Stratford
Grade Levels: 6 – 12

Amani
Toronto
Grade Levels: 3 – 12

Peter Austin
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Beryl Baigent
Thamesford
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Maja Bannerman
Niagara On the Lake
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Marsha Barber
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Jill Battson
New Mexico
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

bill bissett
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Joe Blades
Fredericton
Grade Levels: 5 – 12

Ronna Bloom
Toronto
Grade Levels: 6 – 12

Stephanie Bolster
Ottawa
Grade Levels: ALL

Di Brandt
Windsor
Grade Levels: 10 – 12

Ronnie R. Brown
Ottawa
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Heather Cadsby
Toronto
Grade Levels: 1 – 6

Brian Campbell
Montreal
Grade Levels:

Domenico Capilongo
Toronto
Grade Levels: All

Ron Charach
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

George Elliott Clarke
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Donia Clenman
Toronto
Grade Levels: 3 – 12

Flavia Cosma
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Rienzi Crusz
Waterloo
Grade Levels: 12 – 12

Diane Dawber
Bath, Ont.
Grade Levels: ALL

Barry Dempster
Holland Landing, Ont.
Grade Levels: 4 – 12

James Dewar
Port Perry, ON
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

Desi Di Nardo
Toronto, ON
Grade Level: ALL

Magie L. Dominic
New York
Grade Levels: ALL

David Donnell
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Rishma Dunlop
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Sonja Dunn
Toronto
Grade Levels: 1 – 4 (negotiable)

Paul Dutton
Toronto
Grade Levels: 4 – 12

Eric Folsom
Kingston
Grade Levels: 5 – 12

Jennifer Footman
Brampton
Grade Levels: 5 – 12

Katerina Fretwell
Parry Sound
Grade Levels: ALL

Heather Grace Stewart
Montreal
Grade Levels: K – 12

Catherine Graham
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Keith Garebian
Mississauga
Grade Levels: 9-12

Louise Bernice Halfe (Sky Dancer)
Saskatoon
Grade Levels: 10 – 12

Steven Heighton
Kingston
Grade Levels: 10 – 12

Linda Hutsell-Manning
Cobourg, Ont.
Grade Levels: ALL

Sheila Hyland
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Maureen Hynes
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Susan Ioannou
Toronto
Grade Levels: 11 – 12

Maria Jacobs
Toronto
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

Ellen Jaffe
Hamilton
Grade Levels: ALL

Peter Jailall
Mississauga
Grade Levels: ALL

Candice James
New Westminster, BC
Grade Levels: ALL

Sheniz Janmohamed
Markham ON
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

Ed Jewinski
Waterloo
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Marianne Jones
Thunder Bay
Grade Levels: ALL

Vancy Kasper
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Patricia Keeney
Toronto
Grade Levels: 11 – 12

Penn Kemp
London
Grade Levels: ALL

John B. Lee
Brantford
Grade Levels: ALL

Bernice Lever
British Columbia
Grade Levels: 10 – 12

Judy Lowry
Owen Sound, ON
Grade Levels: ALL

Hugh MacDonald
PEI
Grade Levels: (see page)

Carol Malyon
Toronto
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

Blaine Marchand
Ottawa
Grade Levels: 6 – 12

Kate Marshall Flaherty
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Sheila Martindale
London
Grade Levels: ALL

Steve McCabe
Toronto
Grade Levels: 1 – 6

Joseph McLeod
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Jay MillAR
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9-12

Colin Morton
Ottawa
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Wendy Morton
Sooke, BC
Grade Levels: 5 – 12

Daniel David Moses
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Motion
Toronto
Grade Levels: 4 – 12

Mary Ann Mulhern
Windsor
Grade Levels: All

Honey Novick
Toronto
Grade Levels: All

John Oughton
Toronto
Grade Levels: 4 – 12

Chris Pannell
Hamilton
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Marguerite Pigeon
Vancouver, BC
Grade Levels: 10 – 12

Robert Priest
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Dawna Proudman
All Ontario
Grade Level: ALL

a.rawlings
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Giovanna Riccio
Toronto
Grade Levels: 2 – 8

John Rives
Kingston
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Stan Rogal
Toronto
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Allan Rose
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Stuart Ross
Toronto
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

Jacob Scheier
Toronto
Grade Levels: 2 – 12

Douglas Burnet Smith
Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Grade Levels: ALL

Lola Sneyd
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Michael St. George
Toronto
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

Ken Stange
North Bay
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Sheila Stewart
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

Linda Stitt
Toronto
Grade Levels: 7 – 12

James Strecker
Hamilton
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Betsy Struthers
Peterborough
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Rosemary Sullivan
Toronto
Grade Levels: ALL

George Swede
Toronto
Grade Levels: 2 – 12

Andrea Thompson
Toronto
Grade Levels: 7 – OAC

Rhea Tregebov
Vancouver
Grade Levels: ALL

David Waltner-Toews
Guelph
Grade Levels: 9 – 12

Elizabeth Woods
Victoria, BC
Grade Levels: 5 – 12

Anna Yin
Ontario
Grade Levels: 4 – 12