Monday, October 04, 2010

Billeh Nickerson

Billeh Nickerson is a former competitive junior curler. He is not sure how this has impacted his writing, but he’s sure it has. He is the author three books including his most recent collection McPoems (Arsenal Pulp), which chronicles life on the other side of the fast food counter. He is currently working on a new anthology with Mariko Tamaki entitled Permanent Markers (Tightrope Books, forthcoming Fall 2012) and a cycle of poems about the Titanic entitled Impact: The Titanic Poems (Arsenal Pulp, fortchcoming Spring 2012. He lives in Vancouver, where he teaches creative writing at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

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