KEN BABSTOCK lives in Toronto. He is the author of Mean (1999), winner of the Atlantic Poetry Prize and Milton Acorn Award, Days into Flatspin (2001), winner of a K.M. Hunter Award and shortlisted for the Winterset Prize, Airstream Land Yacht (2006), which won the Trillium Award for Poetry, and Methodist Hatchet, which won the 2012 Griffin Prize for Poetry. Babstock’s poems have been translated into Dutch, German, French, and Serbo-Croatian.