David McGimpsey

David McGimpsey lives in Montreal and is the author of five collections of poetry including Li’l Bastard which was named one of the “books of the year” by both Quill and Quire and the National Post and was shortlisted for Canada’s Governor General’s Award.

He is also the author of the short fiction collection Certifiable and the award-winning critical study Imagining Baseball: America’s Pastime and Popular Culture. Named by the CBC as one of the “Top Ten English language poets in Canada” his work was also the subject of the book of essays Population Me: Essays on David McGimpsey. Asbestos Heights, a new collection of poetry, is available in the Spring of 2015 from Coach House Books.

April 26: Jangle & Shout
April 28: Word Circus