Maurice Mierau was born in Indiana and grew up in Nigeria, Manitoba, Jamaica, Kansas, and Saskatchewan. His first book of poems, Ending with Music, was a finalist for the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award, and his second, a non-fiction book called Memoir of a Living Disease, won the Margaret McWilliams Award from the Manitoba Historical Society. His new book, a poetry collection called Fear Not, is just out from Turnstone Press. Also a busy teacher and editor of both poetry and fiction, and the president of the League of Canadian Poets, Maurice Mierau lives with his family in Winnipeg.
Mainstage (Sept 23)