Authors & Headliners
Canisia Lubrin is a writer, editor, teacher and critic with an MFA from the University of Guelph. Frequently anthologized, her work has been translated into Spanish and Italian. She is the author of the awards-nominated poetry collection Voodoo Hypothesis (Buckrider Books, 2017). Her debut poetry chapbook augur (Gap Riot Press, 2017) was a finalist for the 2018 bpNichol Chapbook Award. She contributed fiction in The Unpublished City: Volume I, finalist for the 2018 Toronto Book Award. In addition to her tenure as Poetry editor for the Humber Literary Review and advisor to Open Book, Lubrin is co-artistic director and co-host of Pivot Readings, writing mentor with Flying Books and consulting editor with Buckrider Books/Wolsak & Wynn. She teaches English at Humber College and Creative Writing at Sheridan College and the University of Toronto’s School of Continuing Studies.