Mike Borkent

Mike Borkent holds a doctorate from and teaches at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on cognitive approaches to multimodal literatures, focusing on North American visual poetry and graphic narratives. He recently co-edited the volume Language and the Creative Mind (CSLI 2013) with Barbara Dancygier and Jennifer Hinnell, and has authored several articles and reviews on poetry, comics, and criticism. He was also the head developer and co-author of CanLit Guides (www.canlitguides.ca) for the journal Canadian Literature (2011-14).