Mary Dalton has published five volumes of poetry, including Merrybegot (2003) and Red Ledger (2006), and Hooking (2014). Her work has been widely anthologized in Canada and abroad. Dalton has won numerous awards, including the E.J. Pratt Award (the Newfoundland and Labrador Book Award), and has been shortlisted for the Winterset, Pat Lowther, Atlantic Poetry Award, the inaugural J. M. Abraham Award, and the inaugural Fred Cogswell Award for Excellence in Poetry. She lives in St. John’s, Newfoundland.