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Marsha Barber's poetry books What is the Sound of Someone Unravelling and All the Lovely Broken People have been published by Ottawa's Borealis Press. She is currently working on her third book. Marsha has won many awards for her work and been longlisted for the national ReLit prize and shortlisted for the international Bridport Poetry Prize. She has published in such periodicals as the Literary Review of Canada, The Antigonish Review, The New Quarterly, The Walrus and The Prairie Journal and has read her work all over the world. She gives workshops, and is part of the Poets in the Schools program. Marsha is on faculty at Ryerson University's School of Journalism in Toronto.

Memberships:
League of Canadian Poets
The Ontario Poetry Society

Books in Print:
All the Lovely Broken People, Borealis Press, 2015, ISBN 978-0-88887-426-9
What is the Sound of Someone Unravelling, Borealis Press, 2011, ISBN 978-0-88887-609-6

Selected Writing Awards:
Arborealis Poetry Prize: First Place, 2014
Open Heart Award: First Place, 2014
Shortlisted for the international Bridport Prize for poetry, 2013
Longlisted for the national ReLit Awards, 2012
Open Heart Award: First Place, 2012
And The Envelope Please Award: First Place, 2012
Winsome Words Award: First Place, 2012
The Dr. William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest: Hon. Mention, 2015,
.......Hon. Mention and Judge's Choice, 2012 & 2013, Judge's Choice, 2014
And The Envelope Please Award: Second Place, 2012
Arborealis Poetry Prize, Runner Up, 2012
Much Ado About Peculiar, Second Place, 2013
Canada Council Writer's Award to complete poetry manuscript, nominated by Doubleday Publishers
The Chester McNaughton Prize

Books by Marsha Barber

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Contact information

m2barber@ryerson.ca