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Jordan Abel

Jordan Abel is a Nisga’a writer currently completing his PhD at Simon Fraser University, where he focuses on digital humanities and indigenous poetics. Abel’s conceptual …

Etel Adnan

Etel Adnan was born in Beirut, Lebanon in 1925. She studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, U.C. Berkeley, and at Harvard, and taught at Dominican College …

Adonis

Adonis (born Ali Ahmad Said Esber) is a Syrian poet and essayist who led the modernist movement in Arabic poetry in the second half of …

Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai (1924-2000) is a writer with an international reputation. He was born in Germany and emigrated with his parents to Palestine in 1936. Best known …

Raymond Antrobus

Raymond Antrobus was born in Hackney, London, England to an English mother and a Jamaican father. He is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, …

John Ashbery

John Ashbery was born in Rochester, New York in 1927. Best known as a poet, he is the author of over 20 books of poetry …

Margaret Avison

Margaret Avison was born in 1918 in Galt, Ontario, raised in Regina, Calgary and Toronto, where she completed high school in 1936. She continued her studies …

Ken Babstock

Ken Babstock was born in Newfoundland and raised in the Ottawa Valley. He is the author of three previous collections of poetry, including Airstream Land Yacht which …

Billy-Ray Belcourt

Billy-Ray Belcourt is from the Driftpile Cree Nation. He is a Ph.D. student at the University of Alberta, and a 2016 Rhodes Scholar who holds …

Changtai Bi

Changtai Bi, born in Tianjin, China, is a poetry translator who is currently a university teacher.  He was responsible for the first draft of the …

Natalka Bilotserkivets

Natalka Bilotserkivets has published five volumes of poetry.  Her work, known for lyricism and the quiet power of despair, became a hallmark of Ukraine’s literary …

Robin Blaser

Robin Blaser is one of North America’s most outstanding poets of the postwar period, having emerged from the Berkeley Renaissance of the 1940s and 1950s …