Maureen Scott Harris

2019 Program Artist

Maureen Scott Harris (born in Prince Rupert, BC, Canada; lives in Toronto, ON, Canada) is a Toronto-based poet and essayist who has published three collections of poetry: “A Possible Landscape” (Brick Books, 1993), “Drowning Lessons” (Pedlar Press, 2004), and “Slow Curve Out” (Pedlar Press, 2012). Scott Harris was awarded the 2005 Trillium Book Award for Poetry and shortlisted for the League’s Pat Lowther Award. Individual poems, essays, and reviews have appeared in Canadian, American, British, and Australian journals and anthologies. Her essay on the Don River won the 2009 WildCare Tasmania Nature Writing Prize. With the River Poets she has developed poetry walks through Toronto’s ravines and parks.


Poetry Walk with Toronto’s River Poets, Lost Rivers, and Rivers Rising

A poetry walk in conjunction with artist Maria Thereza Alves’s project Phantom Pain at Riverdale Park W. Toronto’s River Poets, together with the initiatives Lost Rivers and Rivers Rising, and knowledge keepers investigate Toronto’s lost rivers, the forgotten network of water that runs beneath our feet. Meeting point: St. Matthews Clubhouse, 450 Broadview Ave. Event […]