Kaie Kellough is a novelist, poet, and sound performer whose work emerges at the crossroads of social engagement and formal experiment. Hailing from western Canada, he lives in Montréal and maintains a strong relationship with the Caribbean, with roots in Guyana, South America. He is the author of the novel Accordéon, which was a finalist for the Amazon.ca First Novel Award; two books of poetry, Lettricity and Maple Leaf Rag; and two albums, Vox: Versus and Creole Continuum. A short story collection Dominos at the Crossroads is forthcoming. His latest poetry collection, Magnetic Equator (McClelland & Stewart), combines documentary poetics and confessional voice to explore place, identity, language, and experience.