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David McGimpsey

David McGimpsey lives in Montreal and is the author of five collections of poetry including Li’l Bastard (Coach House Books, 2011), which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award. He is also the author of the short fiction collection Certifiable (Insomniac Press, 2004) and the award-winning critical study Imagining Baseball: America’s Pastime and Popular Culture (Indiana University Press, 2000). Named by the CBC as one of the “Top Ten English Language Poets in Canada” his work was also the subject of the book of essays Population Me: Essays on David McGimpsey (Palimpset Press, 2010) edited by Alessandro Porco. Asbestos Heights, a new collection of poetry, will be available in spring 2015 from Coach House Books.

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David McGimpsey

Full title: When Sylvia Plath said “People or stars regard me sadly” I think she mostly meant “people”   Poetry’s not hard. All you have to do is, instead of saying things like “I washed my clothes at a motel laundromat in Orchard Park, NY,” say “I ate gold in Milan.” Tell it slant