Jesse Patrick is a Canadian poet, reviewer and academic. He was born in Cornwall, Ontario and now lives in Sydney, Nova Scotia. His poems and reviews have been published in ten countries, in both print and online formats, such as in Canadian Literature, The New Quarterly, Prairie Fire, Grain, Poetry Ireland Review, Poetry and Harper’s. His work has also been selected for inclusion in the anthology Best Canadian Poetry in English 2009, edited by A.F. Moritz. He has been a poetry editor for The Fiddlehead, and he plays several musical instruments. In fall 2009, Freehand Books published his first full-length poetry collection, Harmonics. His second full-length book, consisting entirely of visual (concrete) poetry is Dirty Semiotics (Broken Jaw Press, 2011).