Isabella Valancy Crawford
Isabella Valancy Crawford (25 December 1846 – 12 February 1887) was an Irish-born Canadian writer and poet. She was one of the first Canadians to make a living as a freelance writer."Crawford is incre...
Charles Sangster
Charles Sangster (July 16, 1822 – December 9, 1893) was a Canadian poet whose 1856 volume, The St. Lawrence and the Saguenay, "was received with unanimous acclaim as the best and most important book o...
Frederick George Scott
Frederick George Scott (7 April 1861 – 19 January 1944) was a Canadian poet and author, known as the Poet of the Laurentians. He is sometimes associated with Canada's Confederation Poets, a group that...
Charles Heavysege
Charles Heavysege (May 2, 1816 – July 14, 1876) was a Canadian poet and dramatist. "He was one of the first serious poets to emerge in Canada, and his play Saul was hailed on its appearance...
Mary Jane Katzmann
Mary Jane Katzmann (Mrs. William Lawson) (January 15, 1828 – March 23, 1890) was a Canadian editor, historian, and poet.
Katzmann was born in Preston, Nova Scotia, the daughter of Mary Prescott an...
William Henry Drummond
William Henry Drummond (April 13, 1854 – April 6, 1907) was an Irish-born Canadian poet whose humorous dialect poems made him "one of the most popular authors in the English-speaking world," and...
William Douw Lighthall
William Douw Lighthall (December 27, 1857 – August 3, 1954), K.C., LL.D., F.R.S.C. (often referred to as W.D. Lighthall), can be and has been described as a Canadian "lawyer, historian, novelist...
Sarah Anne Curzon
Sarah Anne Curzon née Vincent (1833 – November 6, 1898) was a Canadian poet, journalist, editor, and playwright who was one of "the first women's rights activists and supporters of liberal feminism" i...
Amelia Clotilda Jennings
Amelia Clotilda Jennings (–1895) was a Canadian poet and novelist. She is also known to have used the pseudonym Maude Alma. She published a number of poems, fictionalized letters and novels, ma...
Charles G.D. Roberts
Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, KCMG FRSC (January 10, 1860 – November 26, 1943) was a Canadian poet and prose writer who is known as the Father of Canadian Poetry. He was "almost the f...
Bliss Carman
Bliss Carman FRSC (April 15, 1861 – June 8, 1929) was a Canadian poet who lived most of his life in the United States, where he achieved international fame. He was acclaimed as Canada's poet laureate...
Susie Frances Harrison
Susan Frances Harrison née Riley (February 24, 1859 – May 5, 1935) (a.k.a. Seranus) was a Canadian poet, novelist, music critic and music composer who lived and worked in Ottawa and Toronto.
Susi...
William Wilfred Campbell
William Wilfred Campbell (15 June 1860 – 1 January 1918) was a Canadian poet. He is often classed as one of the country's Confederation Poets, a group that included fellow Canadians Charles G.D. Rober...
Isidore Gordon Ascher
Isidore Gordon Gottschalk Ascher (1835–1933) was a British-Canadian novelist and poet. He was born in Glasgow in 1835, the eldest son of Isaac Gottschalk Ascher and brother to Jacob Ascher. His family...
Louis-Honoré Fréchette
Louis-Honoré Fréchette, CMG (November 16, 1839 – May 31, 1908), was a Canadian poet, politician, playwright, and short story writer.
Born in Lévis, Lower Canada, from 1854 to 1860 Fréchette did hi...
Francis Joseph Sherman
Francis Joseph Sherman (February 3, 1871 – June 15, 1926) was a Canadian poet.He published a number of books of poetry during the last years of the nineteenth century, including Matins and In Memorabi...
Charles Mair
Charles Mair (September 21, 1838 – July 7, 1927) was a Canadian poet and journalist. He was a fervent Canadian nationalist noted for his participation in the Canada First movement and his opposi...
Duncan Campbell Scott
Duncan Campbell Scott (August 2, 1862 – December 19, 1947) was a Canadian bureaucrat, poet and prose writer. With Charles G.D. Roberts, Bliss Carman, and Archibald Lampman, he is classed as one of Can...
Jean Blewett
Jean McKishnie Blewett (4 November 1862 – 19 August 1934) was a Canadian journalist, author and poet.Blewett was born Janet McKinshie in Scotia, Kent County, Ontario in 1862 to Scottish imm...
Susanna Moodie
Susanna Moodie (born Strickland; 6 December 1803 – 8 April 1885) was an English-born Canadian author who wrote about her experiences as a settler in Canada, which was a British colony at the time.
Archibald Lampman
Archibald Lampman FRSC (17 November 1861 – 10 February 1899) was a Canadian poet. "He has been described as 'the Canadian Keats;' and he is perhaps the most outstanding exponent of the Canadian ...
John Reade
John Reade (November 13, 1837 – March 26, 1919) was an Irish-born Canadian journalist, essayist, and poet once considered "the grand old man of Canadian letters." He is best known as the literary edit...
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon
Rosanna Eleanor Leprohon (January 12, 1829 – September 20, 1879), born Rosanna Eleanor Mullins, was a Canadian writer and poet. She was "one of the first English-Canadian writers to depict French Cana...
Agnes Maule Machar
Agnes Maule Machar (23 January 1837 — 24 January 1927) was a Canadian author.Machar was born and educated in Kingston, Ontario. She was the daughter of John Machar.
Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics
Sappho: One Hundred Lyrics is a book of poetry by Canadian poet Bliss Carman. It was first printed in 1904 in Boston by L.C. Page. Carman's cousin, and fellow Canadian poet, Charles G.D. Roberts wrote...
George Frederick Cameron
George Frederick Cameron (24 September 1854 – 17 September 1885) was a Canadian poet, lawyer, and journalist, best known for the libretto for the operetta Leo, the Royal Cadet.
He was born in New ...