David McGimpsey was born and raised in Montreal. He is
the author of four acclaimed collections of poetry, including Lardcake and Sitcom, which
was a ?nalist for both the A.M. Klein Prize and the ReLit Award. David is also
the author of the award-winning study Imagining Baseball: America's Pastime
and Popular Culture. McGimpsey writes a regular humour column for
Montreal's Matrix Magazine and the 'Sandwich of the Month'
column as a contributing editor for EnRoute. David
lives in the Mile-End district of Montreal and teaches creative writing and
literature at Concordia University. Li'l Bastard is his latest book.