HSU, Ray




Author Tags: Poetry

Ray Hsu arrived in Vancouver in 2008 to teach as a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in the Creative Writing Program at UBC. He has published over a hundred poems in over thirty-five literary journals internationally. His book, Anthropy, won the 2005 League of Canadian Poets' Gerald Lampert Award for best first book and was a finalist for the Trillium Book Award for Poetry. While completing his doctorate in English Literature at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he taught for over two years in a nearby prison, where he founded the award-winning Prison Writing Workshop.

Ray Hsuís Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon (Nightwood Editions, $17.95) was named second prize winner in the poetry category of the 2010 Alcuin Society Awards for Excellence in Book Design in Canada based on Carleton Wilsonís design.

BOOKS:

Anthropy (Roberts Creek, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2004).

Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon (Roberts Creek, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2010).

=Photo= by Clare Yow

[BCBW 2010]