Jon Paul Fiorentino is a writer and editor. He has published two books of poetry with Coach House: The Theory of the Loser Class (2006) and Hello Serotonin (2004). He also wrote Asthmatica (which was brought out by Insomniac in 2005). He has edited two anthologies: Career Suicide! Contemporary Literary Humour (DC Books, 2003) and Post-Prairie - a collaborative effort with Robert Kroetsch (Talonbooks, 2005). He lives in Montreal where he teaches writing at Concordia University and is the Managing Editor of Matrix magazine. His latest book is a novel, entitled Stripmalling (ECW).