I have taught creative writing and Canadian and Post-Colonial literatures at the University of Prince Edward Island since 1988. I have written six poetry collections, a short fiction collection, and a biography of Milton Acorn, Canada’s People’s Poet. A past-president of The League of Canadian Poets and past co-chair of Access Copyright, I have served on juries for The Canada Council for the Arts, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, the CBC Radio Literary Competition, and the Governor General’s Award for Poetry.
My new book, a memoir titled Imagined Truths: Myths from a Draft Dodging Poet, will be published by Tidewater Press in 2021. I’ll post events – virtual and in person – as the dates are set. I hope you’ll join me.