|A writer and editor who’s award-winning, debut book of poetry, ‘The Better Part of Some Time’, |
(Wet Ink Books, 2022), explores love, loss and hope.
Bio: Mike Madill’s poetry has been published in literary journals across Canada, including The Antigonish Review, The Dalhousie Review, Event, The Fiddlehead, The New Quarterly, Vallum and The Windsor Review. He was shortlisted for Freefall’s 2019-20 Poetry Contest, and an Honourable Mention in the inaugural 2021 Don Gutteridge Poetry Award Contest which earned him publication of his debut, full-length collection, The Better Part of Some Time.
When not writing, Mike pursues freelance editing, and has also taken turns as a social worker, computer analyst and home contractor. He holds a B.A. in Psychology from York University, and is a member of the League of Canadian Poets and the South Simcoe Arts Council. He lives in Beeton.
Literary Inspiration: Other poets
Genre: Poetry Writes for: Adults