Zachariah Wells’ bio

Zachariah Welss

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ZACHARIAH WELLS is the author of three trade collections of poetry, most recently Sum, and co-author, with Rachel Lebowitz, of the children’s book Anything But Hank! A prolific and award-winning critic, a selection of his essays and reviews, Career Limiting Moves, was published in 2013. He is also editor of Jailbreaks:99 Canadian Sonnets and The Essential Kenneth Leslie. His poems have been translated into Spanish and Bosnian and adapted into operatic songs by composer Erik Ross. Originally from PEI, he lives in Halifax, where he works as a freelancer and as a service attendant for Via Rail.