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Essays/Reviews

Click here to read a recent interview with Colin Morton.
Or read Morton's essay "This Ploughshare is Double-Edged"
from the anthology Waging Peace, edited by Susan McMaster.

Or here to read his recollections about  being a young poet.
He imagines how poetry could save your life in this article.
 
Some notes on poetics can be found in the 2009 edition of Ottawater.com.

A few reviews of his books may be found online, for example:
Coastlines of the Archipelago, reviewed by Stephen Brockwell
Dance, Misery, reviewed by Gil McElroy, and by Harold Rhenisch

Morton has also reviewed books by many Canadian writers, including:
Bert Almon
Margaret Atwood
Brian Bartlett
John Barton
Maxianne Berger
Marianne Bluger
Heather Cadsby
Barbara Carey
Kevin Connolly
Pier Giorgio di Cicco
Mary Dalton
Jeffery Donaldson
Glen Downie
Jannie Edwards
Laura Farina
Cecil Foster
Keath Fraser
Patrick Friesen
Mark Frutkin
Gary Geddes
Adam Getty
Roger Greenwald
Elisabeth Harvor
Louise Halfe
Gerald Hill
Robert Hilles
Matthew Holmes
Michael Holmes
Penn Kemp
Robert Kroetsch
Lydia Kwa
Tim Lilburn
Daphne Marlatt
Tom Marshall
A.F. Moritz
Stephen Morrissey
Erin Mouré
bpNichol
Richard Outram
P.K. Page
James Reaney
Monty Reid
Bruce Rice
Peter Richardson
Holley Rubinsky
Stephen Scobie
John Steffler
Cathy Stonehouse
Betsy Struthers
Nicola Vulpe
Betsy Warland
as well as American writers Franz Wright in Arc and   Wendy Battin and Rachel Loden at Poetics.ca.

You may often find his brief essays and notes at the Ottawa Poetry Newsletter blog.