Jason Camlot is the author of three previous collections of poetry, The Debaucher (2008), Attention All Typewriters (2005), and The Animal Library (2001). His critical works include Style and the Nineteenth-Century British Critic (2008) and the co-edited collection of essays Language Acts: Anglo-Québec Poetry, 1976 to the Twenty-First Century (2007). He teaches English literature at Concordia University in Montreal.