David McGimpsey’s Bio

David McGimpsey was born and raised in Montreal. He is the author of four acclaimed collections of poetry, including Lardcake and Sitcom (now in its second printing), which was a finalist for both the A.M. Klein Prize and the ReLit Award. His most recent poetry collection, Li’l Bastard was a finalist for the 2012 Governor General’s Award. David is also the author of the award-winning study Imagining Baseball: America’s Pastime and Popular Culture. McGimpsey writes a regular humour column for Montreal’s Matrix Magazine and the ‘Sandwich of the Month’ column as a contributing editor for EnRoute. David lives in the Mile-End district of Montreal and teaches creative writing and literature at Concordia University.

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