Laurie Koensgen

Laurie Koensgen

Poetry Contributor

Laurie Koensgen’s poems have appeared in Literary Review of Canada, Arc Poetry Magazine, In/Words, Barren Magazine, Juniper: A Poetry Journal, Ottawater, Kissing Dynamite, and elsewhere. She was shortlisted for The Malahat Review’s Far Horizons Award for Poetry 2018 and recently received the Honourable Mention in Arc’s Diana Brebner Prize. Laurie is a founding member of Ottawa’s Ruby Tuesdays poetry collective. 


Works in Nightingale & Sparrow

A cold glass of water against this heat