Sina Queyras (they/them) is the author of the poetry collections, MxT, Expressway and Lemon Hound. Their work has been nominated for a Governor General’s Award, and won The Friends of Poetry Award from Poetry Magazine, The AM Klein Award for Poetry, a Lambda, the Pat Lowther Award, a Pushcart Prize and Gold in the National Magazine Award. Their first novel, Autobiography of Childhood was nominated for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award. In 2005, they edited Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets, for Persea Books. They are founding editor of Lemon Hound. They have taught Creative Writing at Rutgers, Haverford and Concordia University in Montreal where they currently reside.
Zooming in interview series
We asked alumni of the Department of English and Writers Read to share a photo of the space where they’re thinking, reading, and writing, and to answer a few questions about how the pandemic has affected their writing practice.