David O’Meara is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently A Pretty Sight (Coach House Books, 2013). A past recipient of the Ottawa Book Award, the Archibald Lampman Prize, and the Ottawa Arts Council Mid-Career Artist Award, he recently served on the faculty for the 2018 Banff May Writers' Studio and as the 2017-18 Poet-in-Residence for Arc Magazine.