Gabe Foreman was born in Thunder Bay. He has worked as a tree planter in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. He’s a co-founder of littlefishcartpress, and his writing has appeared in a number of literary journals, including Grain, Fiddlehead and ,i/>Event. His work placed second in CV2‘s two-day poem contest and a selection was shortlisted for the CBC Literary Awards. Coach House has just released his debut collection, A complete Encyclopedia of Different Types of People, an alphabetical compendium that’s both quirky and astute. Currently, Foreman lived in Montreal, where he manages the soup kitchen at a long-established mission.