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Born in April 17, 1955 / Canada / English


Erin Mouré was born in 1955 in Calgary, Alberta. She studied at the University of Calgary and at the University of British Columbia, and now lives in Montréal. Mouré's first collection of poetry, Empire (1979), was nominated for the Governor General's Award. Her third volume, Domestic Fuel (1985), was awarded the Pat Lowther Prize. Her 1988 collection of poetry, Furious, won the Governor General's Award that year. Mouré frequently teaches Creative Writing at Concordia University in Montreal.