David McGimpsey

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David McGimpsey (born and raised in Montreal) is a Canadian comedic author. He is the author of the poetry collections: Hamburger Valley, California, Dogboy, Lardcake (ECW Press) and Sitcom (Coach House) as well as the critical study, Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime and Popular Culture (Indiana University Press). His book of short stories, Certifiable, was published with Insomniac Press (2004). His travel writings frequently appear in The Globe and Mail[citation needed] and he writes the "Sandwich of the Month" column for EnRoute magazine.[citation needed]

The most recent book of essays published about McGimpsey’s work is Population Me: Essays on David McGimpsey. The collected essays (by acclaimed poets and scholars)[citation needed] "examine McGimpsey’s various positions on literary history, class, nationalism, humor, love, and aesthetics, all of which are often mutually imbricated in McGimpsey’s work.”

McGimpsey teaches creative writing at Concordia University[citation needed] and is a member of the rock band Puggy Hammer.[citation needed]

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