Ali Pinkney

MA CRW Candidate


Areas of Interest

  • Fiction
  • Hybridity
  • Poetry
  • Poetics


A structural experiment in poetic representation based on Heidegger's concept of Gestell (Enframing) inspired by a marine worm called "osedax muciflora."

Ali’s current research and writing at the University of Toronto is supported by a SSHRC CGS-M award and an Avie Bennett Emerging Writers Award. She holds her Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and English Literature (2017) and a Master of Arts in English Literature (2021) from Concordia University in Montréal. At Concordia, Ali specialized in writing poetry, then in the study of the poetry of Percy Bysshe Shelley. She was supported by her year's Steinberg Scholarship and David McKeen award for top creative writing.

List of Publications

Roadkill Croque Monsieur (Bad Books Press 2021);

Tampion (Metatron Press 2014)