Summer Coaching Program 2023

Maurice Mierau’s last book of poems, Autobiographical Fictions, appeared with Palimpsest Press in 2015. Here is the video trailer for Autobiographical Fictions. His previous 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, and Ending with Music, published by Brick Books in 2002. 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, where he works as a writer and editor.