Tanis Rideout

TANIS RIDEOUT received her MFA from the University of Guelph. In 2006, she was named Poet Laureate for Lake Ontario by the environmental advocacy group Lake Ontario Waterkeeper and joined Gord Downie of The Tragically Hip on a tour to promote environmental justice on the lake. A former military brat, she was born in Belgium, grew up in Bermuda and in Kingston, Ontario, and now lives in Toronto. "www.tanisrideout.com"