About Us

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Poetry is pleasure. To the ear, to the heart, to the mind, it enhances and defines the spirit, the soul. It’s the work of soul-making, both reading it and writing it.

Dorianne Laux

Founding Editor: LISA YOUNG
Associate Editors: NINA P. HONORAT and MIKE LUMMIS

Founded in 2017 in Toronto, Juniper is an online poetry journal that publishes three times a year: February, June, and October.

Editorial focus: Juniper seeks poetry that deepens understanding and brings the reader back to themselves.

Selected poems from Juniper appear in the Best Canadian Poetry Anthology for 2020, 2021, and 2022 (forthcoming).