Maurice Mierau’s new book of poems, Autobiographical Fictions, appeared with Palimpsest Press in September 2015. Here is the video trailer for Autobiographical Fictions. His last book, Detachment: An Adoption Memoir, was published by Freehand in 2014, and won the 2016 Kobzar Literary Award as well as the Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction. His poetry collections include Fear Not, winner of the ReLit Award in 2009. Maurice is founding editor of the Canadian fiction imprint Enfield & Wizenty, and of the online magazine The Winnipeg Review.
Born in Indiana, Maurice grew up in Nigeria, Manitoba, Jamaica, Kansas, and Saskatchewan. He now lives in Winnipeg with his family.