Ian LeTourneau lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick. He is the author of Terminal Moraine (Thistledown, 2008), and the chapbooks Core Sample (Frog Hollow Press, 2017) and Defining Range (Gaspereau Press, 2006). He’s an active and proud member of The Writers’ Union of Canada, a founder of the New Brunswick Book Awards and Word Feast: Fredericton’s Literary Festival, and has previously served on the executives of the Alberta Writers Guild and Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick.
He currently works at the University of New Brunswick as the Graphic Designer and Secretary of The Fiddlehead, an internationally-renowned literary magazine (where he also serve as Poetry Editor), and Studies in Canadian Literature.
On February 8, 2016, he was appointed to a two-year term as the City of Fredericton’s inaugural Cultural Laureate. In February 2018, his position was extended by one year.
He lives in the Barkers Point area of Fredericton with his wife Sherry Coffey, son Wyatt, and dog Lambert.
Please feel free to follow him on Twitter: @ianletourneau