Shane Book

Shane Book’s first collection, Ceiling of Sticks (2010), won the Prairie Schooner Book Prize and the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award and was a Poetry Society of America “New Poet” Selection. His second, Congotronic, won the Archibald Lampman Award and was shortlisted for the Canadian Authors Association Award, Ottawa Book Award, and the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. He attended New York University, the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, and Stanford University, where he was a Wallace Stegner Fellow. He is the 2016-2017 Writer-in-Residence at the University of Calgary.