Ben Ladouceur is a writer living in Ottawa. His first collection of poems, Otter (Coach House Books), was selected as a best book of 2015 by the National Post, nominated for a Lambda Literary Award, and awarded the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best debut collection in Canada. His second collection, Mad Long Emotion, is forthcoming in 2019, also with Coach House Books. In 2018, he received the Writers’ Trust Dayne Ogilvie Prize for emerging LGBT writers. Ben is an irregular columnist for Open Book.

Quick links:
Two poems on Poetry Foundation site
Essay about three-month residency at Al Purdy A-Frame
Radio interview on CBC


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