Leigh Faulkner is originally from Bass River, now living on the edge of the Atlantic in Ingomar. He has written four books of poetry. His poems have been published in several anthologies, including Tributaries (1978), And Other Travels (1988), Songs from the North (1989), nine allisonian poets (1989), Windhorse Reader: Choice Poems of ’93 (1994), and Child: An Anthology of Poetry and Prose (2001). His poems have also appeared in a number of literary journals, such as The Antigonish Review, Fiddlehead, Potterfield Portfolio and Prism International. Leigh is a past recipient of a CBC Literary Competition Poetry Prize and a former associate editor of the literary journal Germination.
Poetry Prize, Eighth Annual National CBC Literary Competition, 1987.