Sue Sinclair is an award-winning Canadian poet. She was raised in St. John's, Newfoundland and has a PhD in Philosophy at the University of Toronto. Sinclair's first collection of poetry, Secrets of Weather and Hope (2001), was a finalist for the 2002 Gerald Lampert Award. Mortal Arguments (2003) was a finalist for the Atlantic Poetry Prize. Her third collection, The Drunken Lovely Bird, won the International Independent Publisher's Award for Poetry. Breaker was a finalist for the Pat Lowther Award and the Atlantic Poetry Prize, and Heaven's Thieves won the Pat Lowther Award. She currently teaches in the English department at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton .