David McGimpsey was born and raised in Montreal. He is the author of four acclaimed collections of poetry, including Lardcake and Sitcom (now in its second printing), which was a ﬁnalist for both the A.M. Klein Prize and the ReLit Award. David is also the author of the award-winning study Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture. McGimpsey writes a regular humour column for Montreal's Matrix Magazine and the 'Sandwich of the Month' column as a contributing editor for EnRoute. David lives in the Mile-End district of Montreal and teaches creative writing and literature at Concordia University.