About

Born in Halifax and raised in Langley, BC, Billeh Nickerson is the author of four poetry collections—The Asthmatic Glassblower; McPoems; Impact: The Titanic Poems; and Artificial Cherry— and the humour collection Let Me Kiss It Better. He is also co-editor of Seminal: The Anthology of Canada's Gay Male Poets, and past writer-in-residence at both Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario and Berton House in Dawson City, Yukon. He is a former silver medalist at the Canadian Gay Curling Championships and the current Chair of the Creative Writing department at Kwantlen Polytechnic University. He lives in Vancouver.