The Department of English Language, Literature and Creative Writing is pleased to announce Nasser Hussain as our Writer in Residence for January 2019!
The Department of English Language, Literature and Creative Writing is pleased to announce Nasser Hussain as our Writer in Residence for January 2019
Nasser Hussain is available for one-on-one editorial consultation. Please contact the Dept. of English Secretary at 519-253-3000 x2288 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for manuscript submission and an appointment.
Since graduating from the University of Windsor’s MA in Creative Writing in 2003, Nasser Hussain has gone on to earn a PhD in Literature from York University (UK), and is currently a Senior Lecturer in Literature and Creative Writing at Leeds Beckett University. After publishing a number of scholarly articles on performance poetry, embodiment, and Conceptual writing, he published his first full collection of poetry, boldface, with Burning Eye Press in 2014. His work has appeared in a number of poetry journals and anthologies, most recently in Wretched Strangers (BoilerHouse press, 2018), a limited edition broadside from Derek Beaulieu’s No Press, and a chapbook of Conceptual writing with If A Leaf Falls press. His current poetic interest in is mass transit, and he is exploring the codes, mores, and histories of how we move and are moved. SKY WRI TEI NGS (Coach House Press 2018) is a book of poems written entirely from IATA airport codes. Signal Failure (in progress) will engage with trains and rail travel, and he is currently at work on Theory Test, a book about automobiles.