Categories: 2010-2019, Emerging Authors, Poetry
From: Are The Rivers in Your Poems Real
Biography – The best Decision of My Life So Far – New York/Week – Every Day I was in Love (Even Though I Didn’t Say So) – Commandments (The Sure Route to Success in Western Art) – Poems to be Performed by Kevin McPherson Eckhoff, With or Without a Green Elfin Mask – An Hour or So in the Infinity Tub – When She Landed, Angelica’s Uncle Told Her to Sit in the Calligraphy Room
Moez Surani’s writing has been published internationally, including in Harper’s Magazine, the Awl, Best American Experimental Writing 2016, Best Canadian Poetry (2013 and 2014), and the Globe and Mail. He has received a Chalmers Arts Fellowship, which supported research in India and East Africa, and has been an Artist-in-Residence in Burma, Finland, Italy, Latvia, Taiwan, Switzerland, as well as the Banff Centre for the Arts. He is the author of three poetry books: Reticent Bodies (2009), Floating Life (2012), and Operations (2016), which is comprised of the names of military operations and reveals a globe-spanning inventory of the contemporary rhetoric of violence. Surani lives in Toronto.