Lori Cayer

Lori Cayer is the author of the poetry collections Stealing Mercury and Attenuations of Force. The winner of the John Hirsch Award and the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award, she is a former co-editor for Contemporary Verse 2 and is co-founder of the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de poésie. She currently sits as secretary on the League of Canadian Poet’s National Council. Her latest poetry collection, Dopamine Blunder (Tightrope), explores the myth of happiness through a multi-faceted lens of anthropology, sociobiology, sociology, psychology, archaeology, medicine and philosophy. Cayer lives in Winnipeg.