photo of N.W. Lea

N.W. Lea was born in Whitehorse, Yukon and grew up in and around Montreal and Ottawa. He is the author of two trade collections of poetry and a number of chapbooks. His second book, Understander was a finalist for the Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry. He currently lives and writes in Whitehorse, Yukon with his partner and their baby girl.

A brief interview with N.W. Lea, by rob mclennan (Queen Mob’s Teahouse)

A profile of N.W. Lea (Open Book)

Ottawa’s poetic master of the apt and unexpected (Apt. 613)

Marcus McCann on N.W. Lea and ironic distance (Globe and Mail)