Canadian Poetry Web Links

Canadian Poets:
An Annotated List of Resources on the Web

Compiled and Reviewed by Julia C. Obert

Confederation Poets
Cameron, George Frederick Johnson, Emily Pauline
Campbell, William Wilfred Lampman, Archibald
Carman, Bliss Roberts, Charles G.D.
Crawford, Isabella Valancy Scott, Duncan Campbell
Harrison, Susie Frances Scott, Frederick George


Cameron, George Frederick

CanLit: George Frederick Cameron

  • A very basic biography and bibliography, with cited references.

Campbell, William Wilfred

Representative Poetry Online

  • Notes on Campbell's life and works, as well as an index to selected poetry, from the University of Toronto.

Carman, Bliss


  • This page traces the Carman family genealogy, and provides a comprehensive biography of Bliss Carman, listings of his awards and memberships, and transcriptions of relevant newspaper clippings.

Victoria University Library: Bliss Carman Collection

  • Biographical information, as well as an extensive list of publications and links to Carman e-texts.

Crawford, Isabella Valancy

National Library of Canada: Celebrating Women's Achievements

  • Biography and list of selected works from the National Library of Canada's collection.

Isabella Valancy Crawford: Representative Poetry Online

  • A biography and selected poetry from, once again, the University of Toronto.

Harrison, Susie Frances

S. Frances Harrison: A Celebration of Women Writers

  • From the "Celebration of Women Writers" project at the University of Pennsylvania, this page includes a biographical sketch and text of selected Harrison poems. This material is excerpted from a 1916 text, edited by John Garvin.

Johnson, Emily Pauline

The Pauline Johnson Archive (McMaster University)

  • An extensive archive of resources, with information on Johnson's life, family, career, travels, Native interests, and writings. This site also includes both pictures and QuickTime video clips.

Voices from the Gaps: Emily Pauline Johnson

  • The University of Minnesota project, "Voices from the Gaps: Women Writers of Color," contains a comprehensive subsection on Johnson: biographical information, a bibliography, and related links.

Gallery of Poets: E. Pauline Johnson (Tekahionwake)

  • A comprehensive biography written by Susan Keeping, in combination with strategically-placed links to e-text poetry.

Lampman, Archibald

Archibald Lampman: Representative Poetry Online

  • Biography and poetry from the University of Toronto.

National Library of Canada: Canadian Poetry Archive - Archibald Lampman

  • Biography, pictures, and list of selected works from the National Library's Poetry Archive.

Roberts, Charles G.D.

National Library of Canada: Canadian Poetry Archive - Charles G.D. Roberts

  • As above, the National Library of Canada provides detailed biographies and bibliographies of selected historical poets.

100 Canadian Poets (University of Calgary)

  • A short biography, list of publications, and compilation of critical materials on Charles G.D. Roberts.

Charles G.D. Roberts: Representative Poetry Online

  • The life and works of Charles G.D. Roberts, compiled by the University of Toronto.

Scott, Duncan Campbell

National Library of Canada: Canadian Poetry Archive - Duncan Campbell Scott

  • Biographical information, a listing of selected works, and the full text of Scott's Labor and the Angel are notable features of the National Library's web site.

Scott, Frederick George

Frederick George Scott: Representative Poetry Online

  • Poetry and biographical details from the University of Toronto's Representative Poetry Online.