Ottawa's Festival of Ideas Since 1997

John Barton

John Barton

John Barton joined the Arc board in 1988 and was Arc's co-editor from 1990 to 2003 before moving to Victoria, where he edited The Malahat Review from 2004 to 2018. His twelfth book of poetry, Lost Family: A Memoir, was nominated for the 2021 Derek Walcott Prize.

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