Jay MillAr is the author of several collections of poetry, the most recent of which are Other Poems, Timely Irreverence and I Could Have Pretended to Be Better than You: New & Selected Poems. He is also the author of several privately published editions, including Lack Lyrics, which tied to win the 2008 bpNichol Chapbook Award. Jay is co-publisher at Book*hug Press, an award-winning independent publishing house in Toronto that is dedicated to exploratory work by well known and emerging writers. He also runs Apollinaire's Bookshoppe, a virtual bookstore that specialises in the books that no one wants to buy. He lives and works in Toronto with his wife Hazel (who is the other half of Book*hug) and their two sons.
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