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Nationality  Canadian
Occupation  Poet

Name  Donna Allard
Role  Poet
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Born  Moncton
Books  Bellwalker: Devolution, Minago Streets: Selected Poetry, Hand Upon the Dunes

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Donna Allard (born in Moncton, Canada) is a Canadian poet and writer. From 2000 to 2011, Allard served as Atlantic Representative, National Coordinator and President of the Canadian Poetry Association and was on the Board of Directors.She served as president on the Executive Board of the Canadian Poetry Association from 2005-2011. She is owner of the Allard Agency and founder of Chocolate River Association. She currently lives in Richibucto, New Brunswick. She was also an executive member of the National Milton Acorn Festival for 8 years.


Early life

Allard was born in Moncton, and raised in the fishing village of Richibucto, New Brunswick. The first published poem she wrote was titled, "Friends" in 1972 for the FHS Yearbook. Her first poetry performance was in 1988 at the National Milton Acorn Festival. She has performed with poets, such as bill bissett, John B. Lee, Robert Priest, Nicole Brossard, Joseph Sherman, Fred Stenson, and Rita Joe.

Published works

  • 1998:Postal Code I ()
  • 2001:No Love Lost II ()
  • 2001:Poetea For Six ()
  • 2002:Oral Victory ()
  • 2002:Time of Trial: Beyond the Terror of 9/11 ()
  • 2003:Handprints For The Future ()
  • 2006:Bellwalker ()
  • 2006:Hand Upon the Dunes ()
  • 2006:Minago Streets ()
  • 2012:From Shore To Shoormal ()
  • References

    Donna Allard Wikipedia