Maurice Mierau is a Winnipeg writer, editor and teacher.
His second book of poems, Fear Not, won the ReLit Award
for poetry in 2009.

Maurice’s first book of poems was Ending with Music (Brick, 2002). It was described
by the University of Toronto Quarterly as “a marvelously energetic performance.” Memoir of a
Living Disease, Maurice’s non-fiction book, won a Margaret McWilliams Award from the
Manitoba Historical Society in 2006.

Maurice is editor and associate publisher of a Winnipeg-based fiction imprint, Enfield & Wizenty.
He also edits The Winnipeg Review, an on-line review of Canadian fiction.

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What's New

  • Six to appear with Palimpsest in fall 2015

    I’m proud to announce that my new book of poems, Six, will appear with Palimpsest Press in fall 2015, to be edited by an outstanding Toronto poet, Jim Johnstone.

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  • Placed memoir with Freehand Books! to appear in fall 2014…

    Yesterday I signed a contract with Freehand for my book Detachment: An Adoption Memoir.

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  • Looking back on last year, belatedly…

    I meant to write a year’s end piece in December about my writing and editing life in 2012, but since Winnipeg still has (much) snow on the ground, I’ll just post something now.

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