Sherwin Tjia is a Montreal-based poet and painter. He has exhibited widely and works as a medical illustrator for McGill University. He is the author of The World Is a Heartbreaker, a collection of 1600 pseudohaikus that was recently published by Coach House Books, as well as Pedigree Girls (comic strips) and Gentle Fictions (poetry), both from Insomniac Press. Recently, he illustrated JonArno Lawson's The Man in the Moon-Fixer's Mask (Pedlar). A second Pedigree Girls collection was recently published by UK-based Saqi Books.
Festivals: 2005 (fall)