About D.S. Martin

D.S. Martin is a Canadian poet, Series Editor for the Poiema Poetry Series, and Poet-in-Residence at McMaster Divinity College in Hamilton, Ontario.

Follow these links to his online projects: Poems For Ephesians a poetry web-journal on the McMaster Divinity College website, and his poetry blogs: Kingdom Poets and The 55 Project.

His new collection, Angelicus, is available from Cascade Books! His previous books of poetry include: Ampersand (2018), Conspiracy of Light: Poems Inspired by the Legacy of C.S. Lewis (2013), Poiema (2008), and the chapbook So The Moon Would Not Be Swallowed (2007, Rubicon Press).

His poetry has appeared in many publications around the world, such as Canadian Literature, Christian Century, Dalhousie Review, Event, Irish Times, Practical Theology and Queen’s Quarterly. He and his wife, Gloria, live in Brampton, Ontario. They have two adult sons.

So The Moon Would Not Be Swallowed - Poetry by D.S. Martin

To contact D.S. Martin please send an email to: don@dsmartin.ca

Poets at the Poiema Series Reception; Festival of Faith & Writing 2024
D.S. Martin, Diane Glancy, Julie Moore, Tania Runyan, Paul Willis, Brad Davis, (Back)
Marjorie Maddox, Susan Cowger, Barbara Crooker, Jill Baumgaertner, Jen Stewart, J.C. Scharl (Front) See the photo from the 2018 festival on the Poiema Poetry Series page

D.S. Martin has edited three poetry anthologies for Cascade Books: In a Strange Land: Introducing Ten Kingdom PoetsAdam, Eve, & the Riders of the Apocalypse: 39 Contemporary Poets on the Characters of the Bible — and The Turning Aside: The Kingdom Poets Book of Contemporary Christian Poetry.

D.S. Martin is available to present his poetry, guest in college classrooms, teach courses or present workshops. Prepandemic he presented at the Windhover Writers Festival in Texas, and taught for Gordon College in Orvieto, Italy.

has embarked to publish all 19 of the poems, inspired by John Donne’s Holy Sonnets, written by D.S. Martin. Beginning on January 24th, 2023 — and continuing through until July 23rd, 2024 — 19 poems over 19 months will appear on the 4th Tuesday of each month.