Top 20 Poet celebrities in Canada

Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Poet celebrities [Updated May 29, 2022].

1. Margaret Atwood

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Margaret Atwood was born on November 18, 1939 in Ottawa, Canada.
She was awarded a Guggenheim fellowship.

2. Michaela Angemeer

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Michaela Angemeer was born on November 18, 1992 in Canada.
She has seen her Instagram account grow to boast more than 80,000 followers. Her debut poetry book When He Leaves You debuted in the top 100 in Amazon's poetry books written by female authors section. 

3. Suhaib Rumi

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Suhaib Rumi was born on November 22, 1988 in Canada.
He has a website which is a marketplace for self-titled branded watches.

4. John McCrae

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John McCrae was born on November 30, 1872 in Guelph, Canada.
He died of pneumonia while working in a World War I hospital.

5. George Elliott Clarke

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George Elliott Clarke was born on February 12, 1960 in Canada.
His 2001 work, Execution Poems, received the Governor General's Award for Poetry

6. Emily Pauline Johnson

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Emily Pauline Johnson was born on March 10, 1861 in Canada.
She died of breast cancer, and her memorial service was held in Vancouver on her fifty-second birthday.

7. Dawud Wharnsby

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Dawud Wharnsby was born on June 27, 1972 in Kitchener, Canada.
In 2003, he converted to Islam and changed his legal name from David Howard Wharnsby to Dawud Ali Wharnsby.

8. Marie-Claire Blais

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Marie-Claire Blais was born on October 5, 1939 in Quebec City, Canada.
She was a recipient of both the Prix France-Canada and the Governor General's Literary Award.

9. Rina Lasnier

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Rina Lasnier was born on August 6, 1915 in Canada.
She also wrote several plays including Féerie indienne in 1939.

10. Shane Koyczan

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Shane Koyczan was born on May 22, 1976 in Canada.
He co-founded a spoken-word poetry group called Tons of Fun University (or T.O.F.U.).

11. Bliss Carman

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Bliss Carman was born on April 15, 1861 in Fredericton, Canada.
He was a supporter of Unitrinianism (not to be confused with Unitarianism), which was a philosophy that dealt with aligning mind, body and spirit and overcoming the physical and spiritual imbalances caused by an urbanized world.

12. Gilles Vigneault

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Gilles Vigneault was born on October 27, 1928 in Canada.
His song "Mon Pays" -- included on the soundtrack of a 1965 film -- built his reputation as a singer/songwriter.

13. FR Scott

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FR Scott was born on August 1, 1899 in Canada.
His experience of The Great Depression motivated him to found The League for Social Reconstruction. Later, he also spearheaded the first Social Democratic Party in Canadian history.

14. Emile Nelligan

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Emile Nelligan was born on December 24, 1879 in Montreal, Canada.
He had a major psychotic break in 1899 from which he never fully recovered.

15. EJ Pratt

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EJ Pratt was born on February 4, 1882 in Canada.
His famous poem "From Stone to Steel" deals with evolution, which was a theme in much of his writing.

16. Francois-Xavier Garneau

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Francois-Xavier Garneau was born on June 15, 1809 in Canada.
His name was given to The François-Xavier Garneau Medal, which became the Canadian Historical Association's most prestigious award.

17. James Reaney

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James Reaney was born on September 1, 1926 in Canada.
One of his dramatic works, Colours in the Dark, was staged as part of the 1967 Stratford Shakespeare Festival.

18. Octave Cremazie

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Octave Cremazie was born on April 16, 1827 in Canada.
He faced severe financial difficulties that forced him to live for a time in France. During this period of his life, he adopted the pseudonym of Jules Fontaine.

19. Boonaa Mohammed

Boonaa Mohammed was born on April 14, 1987 in Canada.
He founded the Islamic media production company Safina Media.

20. Gerald Godin

Gerald Godin was born on November 13, 1938 in Canada.
He was arrested during the 1970 October Crisis. Later a prominent member of the Parti Quebecois, he was elected to several government positions.