David McGimpsey was born and raised in Montreal. He has a Ph.D. in English literature and he currently teaches creative writing at Concordia University. He is the author of several collections of poetry, a book of fiction and a critical monograph on the subject of baseball and American culture. David plays guitar and sings in the rock band Puggy Hammer and has also performed as a stand-up comedian. His travel writings appear frequently in the Globe and Mail and her writes a regular column about sandwiches for EnRoute magazine.
Festivals: 1998, 2001, 2004 (fall), 2007 (fall)