Professor of English; Director, MA in English in the Field of Creative Writing;
Graduate Faculty; Undergraduate Instructor, University of Toronto Mississauga; Senior Fellow, Massey College
UTM Office Location:
UTSG Office Location: Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 914
Creative Writing Office: Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St. George Street, Room 622
Creative Writing Office Phone:
Office Hours and/or Leave Status:
Tuesdays 12:00pm-1:00pm and Thursdays 11:00am-1:00pm
Teaching and Research Interests:
Restoration and Eighteenth Century; Twentieth Century British; Creative Writing
B.A. Hons. (M.U.N.), D.Phil. (Oxon.)
Signal Editions, 2013.
Edith Sitwell: Avant Garde Poet, English Genius
. London: Virago, 2011.
Boxing the Compass
. Montreal: Signal Editions, 2009.
Ed. Graham Greene: A Life in Letters
. London: Little, Brown, 2007; Toronto: Knopf Canada, 2007; New York: W. W. Norton, 2008.
Crossing the Straits
. Toronto: St Thomas, 2004.
Co-ed. The Works of Mary Leapor
. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Ed. Selected Letters of Edith Sitwell
. London: Virago, 1997; rev. ed. 1998.
Republic of Solitude: Poems 1984-1994
. St. John’s: Breakwater, 1994.
Mary Leapor: A Study in Eighteenth-Century Women's Poetry
. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.
2010 Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry