Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton’s most recent books are the Trillium Award finalist The Dead Are More Visible (stories), Workbook (a collection of memos and fragmentary essays), and the poetry collection Perfect Frame. His other poetry titles include The Address Book and Stalin’s Carnival. His 2006 novel, Afterlands, appeared in six countries, was a New York Times Book Review editors’ choice, and was a best of year choice in ten publications in Canada, the USA, and the UK. His short fiction and poetry have received four gold National Magazine Awards and have appeared in London Review of Books, Poetry, Best English Stories, Best American Poetry, Zoetrope: All-Story, Tin House, Brick, TLR, The Walrus, and five editions of Best Canadian Stories. Heighton has been nominated for the Governor General’s Award and Britain’s W.H. Smith Award, and he is a fiction reviewer for the New York Times Book Review.