Stuart Ross published his first literary pamphlet on the photocopier in his dad’s office one night in 1979. A long-time literary press activist, he is a founding member of the Meet the Presses collective, Editor at Mansfield Press, and for eight years was Fiction & Poetry Editor at This Magazine. He is the author of two collaborative novels, two story collections, seven poetry books, a novel and a book of essays. Buying Cigarettes for the Dog (Freehand Books, 2009) won the 2010 ReLit Award for Short Fiction. Snowball, Dragonfly, Jew (ECW Press, 2011) co-won the Mona Elaine Adilman Award for Fiction or Poetry on a Jewish Theme. You Exist. Details Follow. (Anvil Press, 2012) won the Exist Through the Gift Shop Award from l’Académie de la vie littéraire au tournant du 21e siècle.
Stuart teaches writing workshops and coaches writers one-on-one. He lives in Cobourg, Ontario.

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