Linda Besner’s Bio

Linda Besner’s most recent book of poetry is Feel Happier in Nine Seconds, published in 2017 by Coach House Books. Her first book, The Id Kid, was named as one of the National Post’s Best Poetry Books of the Year. Her poetry and journalism have appeared in numerous magazines including The New York TimesThe Boston ReviewThe Walrus, and Hazlitt, and been anthologized in Best Canadian Poetry 2012. She is a former MacDowell Colony Fellow, and in 2015 she was selected as one of the Writers’ Trust of Canada’s best emerging artists. She lives in Montreal, where she is on the editorial board of Icehouse Press. Visit Linda on Twitter.

To listen to Linda’s reading at the Atwater Poetry Project, click here.