David McGimpsey, PhD
Part-time Faculty, English
David McGimpsey lives in Montreal and is the author of six collections of poetry including the recent Asbestos Heights (Coach House Books), winner of the A.M. Klein Award for Poetry. His previous collection of poetry, Li'l Bastard, was named as one of the "books of the year" by both The Quill and Quire and The National Post and was nominated for the Governor General's Award. David McGimpsey is also the author of the short fiction collection Certifiable and the award-winning critical study Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture. Named by the CBC as one of the “Top Ten English language poets in Canada”, David is also the Montreal fiction editor for Joyland magazine and is a food and travel writer who regularly contributes to EnRoute magazine.