Billeh Nickerson

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Billeh Nickerson is a Vancouver-based author, editor and educator known for his diverse subject matter and often quirky sense of humour. His books include McPoems (Arsenal Pulp), the City of Vancouver Book Award-Nominated Artificial Cherry (Arsenal Pulp) and his most recent collection, Duct-Taped Roses (Book*hug). He’s also the former editor of both PRISM international and Event, and co-editor of the ground-breaking Seminal: The Anthology of Canada’s Gay Male Poets.

He has performed at hundreds of readings and festivals across Canada and the U.S., and has also served as Writer-in-residence at the Berton House in Dawson City, Yukon; at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario; and at the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, BC. He is currently the co-Chair of the Creative Writing department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University.