Brantford, Ontario’s John B. Lee is the author of more than thirty books and teaches at the University of Western Ontario. His work has appeared in dozens of magazines, journals, and anthologies as well as on radio, television, and spoken word CDs. He received the Tilden Award (CBC Radio/Saturday Night Magazine) in 1995 and is the only two-time recipient of the Milton Acorn Memorial People’s Poetry Award. In the summer of 2000 he was a guest lecturer at Witswatersrand University in South Africa.