Anne Michaels was born in Toronto. She graduated from the University of Toronto with an Honours B.A. in English. She has worked as a cultural administrator, composer for theatre, and creative writing teacher.
Norma Epstein Award for Poetry, 1980.
Commonwealth Poetry Prize for the Americas, 1986.
Governor General's Award for Poetry, finalist, 1991.
Trillium Book Award, short list, 1991.
National Magazine Awards, first prize, poetry, 1991.
Canadian Authors' Association Literary Award, poetry, 1991.
The Giller Prize, finalist, 1996.
The Orange Prize, winner 1997.
The Weight of Oranges. (Coach House Press, 1985; cassette, 1990).
Miner's Pond. (McClelland & Stewart, 1991).
Fugitive Pieces. (McClelland & Stewart, 1996).
The Weight of Oranges. Miner's Pond. (McClelland & Stewart, 1997).
Worst Journeys. (Picador, England, 1992).
Poetry and Knowing (essays). (Quarry Press, 1994).
Borderlines: Contemporary Poems in English. (Copp Clark, 1994).
Books in Print
Fugitive Pieces. McClelland & Stewart, 1996.
Miner's Pond. McClelland & Stewart, 1991. $12.95 ISBN: 0-7710-5855-1.
The Weight of Oranges. Coach House Press, 1985. $10.95 ISBN: 0-88910-318-6.
The Weight of Oranges. Miner's Pond. McClelland & Stewart, 1997. $14.99 ISBN 0-7710-5878-0.