Find out more about the greatest Canadian Poets, including Leonard Cohen, Margaret Atwood, Gordon Lightfoot, Tablo and John McCrae.
Leonard CohenLeonard Cohen
21 September 1934
Singer-songwriter
Margaret AtwoodMargaret Atwood
18 November 1939
Writer, Environmental Activist

Michael OndaatjeMichael Ondaatje
12 September 1943
Canadian poet

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874
Poet & Writer

Rupi KaurRupi Kaur
04 October 1992
Poet

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,
Lanny PoffoLanny Poffo
28 December 1954
Wrestlers

John McCraeJohn McCrae
 

Northrop FryeNorthrop Frye
14 July 1912
Writer, Philosopher, Educationist, Cleric, Poet,

Anne CarsonAnne Carson
21 June 1950
Linguist, Poet, Translator, Writer, University
Shane KoyczanShane Koyczan
22 May 1976
 

Émile NelliganÉmile Nelligan
24 December 1879
Poet
Michael WhelanMichael Whelan
 

Charles de LintCharles de Lint
22 December 1951
Novelist, Writer, Poet, Musician

Mark StrandMark Strand
11 April 1934
Poet
Al PurdyAl Purdy
30 December 1918
 

Susanna MoodieSusanna Moodie
 
Duncan Campbell ScottDuncan Campbell Scott
02 August 1862
Poet, Writer, Civil servant

Bliss CarmanBliss Carman
15 April 1861
Poet

George WoodcockGeorge Woodcock
08 May 1912
Writer, Literary critic, Poet, Historian,
Charles G. D. RobertsCharles G. D. Roberts
 

Alden NowlanAlden Nowlan
25 January 1933
Novelist
Archibald LampmanArchibald Lampman
 

Charles FenertyCharles Fenerty
 

Robert Stanley WeirRobert Stanley Weir
 

Annie Louisa WalkerAnnie Louisa Walker
 
William Wilfred CampbellWilliam Wilfred Campbell
01 June 1860
Poet
Isabella Valancy CrawfordIsabella Valancy Crawford