D.S. Stymeist currently teaches poetics, Renaissance drama, digital humanities, and aboriginal literature at Carleton University in Ottawa and has published poems in Dalhousie Review, Prairie Fire, Steel Chisel, Ottawater, In/Words, and ByWords. His work recently was featured as the Parliamentary Poet Laureate’s Poem of the Month (February 2015), and he was short-listed for Vallum’s 2015 poetry prize. His essays and reviews have appeared in many journals, such as Studies in English Literature, Mosaic, College Teaching, and Genre. He is the editor and founder of the micro-press, Textualis, and one of the organizers of Ottawa’s VERSeFest. He grew up a resident of O-Pipon-Na-Piwin Cree Nation and is presently revising a collection of poetry entitled Dead Reckoning that explores the intersection of language, culture, and history.
published in Bywords.ca January 2016
published in Bywords.ca June 2012