Sina Queyras grew up on the road in western Canada and she has since lived in Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, New York, Philadelphia, and Calgary where she was Markin Flanagan Writer in Residence. She is the author most recently of the poetry collection MxT (2014) and Unleashed (2010), a selection of posts from the first four years of her blog. Her previous collection of poetry, Expressway (Coach House 2009), was nominated for a Governor General’s Award and a selection from that book won Gold in the National Magazine Awards. Lemon Hound (Coach House 2006) won a Lambda Award and the Pat Lowther Award. She is also the author of the novel Autobiography of Childhood (2011). In 2005 she edited Open Field: 30 Contemporary Canadian Poets, for Persea Books.
Queyras is a contributing editor at Drunken Boat where she has curated folios on Conceptual Writing and Visual Poetry. She has taught creative writing at Rutgers, Haverford, and Concordia University in Montreal where she currently resides.
Poems By SINA QUEYRAS
Blog Posts By SINA QUEYRAS
- Public Poet, Private Life
- On Not Winning
- Matrix, one, two
- In Toronto, Poets Dance
- On Lisa Robertson's Nilling
More blog posts by Sina Queyras (54 posts)
- On Memorizing Poems
- When poets turn to fiction
- Am I My Browser?
- If it walks like apocalypse: Dennis Lee's testament
- On Reading Stein
- What are we talking about when we talk about Lyric?
- 365 Ruined Sonnets: Notes & Conversation with Stephen Collis
- Lyric Conceptualism, A Manifesto In Progress
- Only Excite: Babstock, Ball and a few last notes
- Poetry as Event: Belladonna*
- Teaching the Poetic Event
- I was not far enough out, and simply waving, not drowning
- This poetry thing goes both ways, or many ways at once
- Public musings: balancing the role of the poet
- What are we talking about when we talk about lines?
- Thanks Harriet & Hello Future
- A few words and poems: Mairead Byrne
- The expat life
- Flarf is a one-trick pony that thinks a unicorn is another kind of horse
- What is more natural: thinking space and poetry
- Difficult being what you have not yet encountered
- Margaret Christakos: Latches, Hyphens & Dashes Oh My
- On writing about writing: 32 poet/critics respond
- Joy is to feminism as language is to Exhuastive?
- The lost poems, or the space of blogging
- After Ekphrasis
- Suspension, evasion, and inversion: a conversation with Ken Babstock
- More Lives of Poets
- All sides now: a correspondence with Lisa Robertson
- On the matter of career
- Who or what is a poet critic and why is the academy so up in Poetry's face?
- To Sonnet, to Son-net, Tuscon Net
- Poetry podcasts, online resources, oh and introducing Canada a wee bit more
- Of Grief & Poetry
- Poetries, languages and selves, the being of Erin Moure
- Anthologies and feminisms: are we having a moment or what?
- Poetry is....
- Speaking of Love, from Greece to Lotusland
- A Rambling Post on Common Readers, Classes and the Noise of Poetry
- Contemplation is Mourning: Tim Lilburn
- What is wilderness and what is it doing in poetry?
- On the Where of Reading
- Caroline Bergvall's Lingual Sculptures
- On not being boring
- One blurb, two blurb, three blurb, thirty blurbs
- Slow Blogging
- The Lines We Carry
- What’s it got on its iPod?
- Begin Anywhere
Audio & PodcastsPoetry Off the Shelf
“No Forms but Twisted Forms”
The lyric gift of Louise Glück