Michael Fraser is a graduate of York University and the University of Toronto. He has been published in various anthologies and journals including: Paris Atlantic, Arc, and The Caribbean Writer. His manuscript, The Serenity of Stone, won the 2007 Canadian Aid Literary Award Contest and was published by Bookland Press in 2008. He won Arc’s 2012 Reader’s Choice Poem of the Year. He was also published in The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013. He won Freefall’s 2014 and 2015 Poetry Contests. He won the 2016 CBC Poetry Contest. His latest book is To Greet Yourself Arriving (Tightrope Books, 2016).