J.J. Lokshtanov (né Locke) is coordinator of the Frank Scott Poetry Day (August 1). Previously, he was coordinator of the 2008 Montreal International Public Poetry Festival, organizer of the O Canada rewrite contest, and director of the 2009 Leonard Cohen 75th birthday events . In addition, J.J. was VIA Rail's 2011 Destination's Magazine in-house poet. He has read his work in Canada, the US, and France. His latest work, The Snow In Nepal, was published in the anthology, Eternal Snow, Nirala Publications. In 2004, his first book of poetry, Freedom's Narrow Window, was published.