Shane Rhodes’s first book, The Wireless Room, won the Alberta Book Award for poetry. His second book, Holding Pattern, won the Archibald Lampman Award and he has been featured in the anthologies New Canadian Poetry and Breathing Fire II. His latest book, The Bindery, was published by NeWest Press in spring of 2007. He has published in magazines and newspapers across Canada and has worked as an editor with Filling Station, The Fiddlehead, and Qwerty. Rhodes lives in Ottawa.