Andreas Gripp is the author of 11 books of poetry. His work has appeared in Ascent Aspirations, Carousel, Van Gogh's Ear, The Literary Review of Canada, Canadian Zen Haiku and a number of anthologies and small magazines. His newest release is Anathema: Poems Selected & New (Harmonia Press, 2009). His work has been recognized for its accessibility, cadence, and its topical renderings of the human condition. He lives in London, Ontario, and is a great admirer of Hamilton's vibrant arts and literature community.