Brian Henderson is the author of nine collections of poetry, including a deck of visual poem-cards, the most recent of which is Nerve Language from Pedlar Press (2007), which was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Awards in that year. He has published articles, reviews, and poetry in many literary magazines such as Arc, Antigonish Review, Canadian Forum, Canadian Literature, CVII, Descant, ECW, The Fiddlehead, Prism, Quarry, Rampike, Rune (of which he was a founding editor for its decade of existence), Scrivener, The Windsor Review and Writ. He’s a photographer, has been a drummer in a rock band, and an occasional teacher. He has a PhD in Canadian Literature and is the director of Wilfrid Laurier University Press. A new book, Sharawadji is forthcoming in 2011 from Brick Books.