Mark Sinnett grew up in Oxford, England, and moved to Canada in 1980, when he was 16. His most recent book is Some Late Adventure of the Feelings, a collection of poems. He is also the author The Landing, which won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first collection of poetry in 1997. A collection of stories, Bull, appeared in 1998. His first novel, The Border Guards, will be published next year.