Colin Morton was born in Toronto, grew up in Calgary, and lives in Ottawa, where he is a freelance writer and editor. His poetry and fiction have appeared in diverse literary journals including Descant, The Fiddlehead, Arc, Grain, The Malahat Review, Ascent, and The North American Review.
He has performed his work with the word-music intermedia group First Draft and the jazz ensembles SugarBeat and Sonic Circle, and in the award-winning animated poetry film Primiti Too Taa.
Colin has received numerous awards for his writing including the Archibald Lampman Award for Poetry. In 2002 he took part in the Convergence project, bringing poetry for peace to senators and MP’s on Parliament Hill.