David O’Meara has established himself as a poet to watch. His first collection, Storm Still, made the shortlist for the Gerald Lampert Award. The Vicinity, his second book, was nominated for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry, and won the Archibald Lampman Poetry Award. His newest title, Noble Gas, Penny Black, was published late last year by Brick Books. O’Meara has also written a play, Disaster, which was produced in 2008. Born and raised in Pembroke ON, O’Meara now lives in Ottawa. When he’s not writing, he tends bar at the Manx Pub.