Sunday, May 18, 2008

Phlip Arima

Phlip Arima's first two books of poetry, Beneath the Beauty (1996) and Damaged (1998); and his book of short stories, Broken Accidents (2003) were published by Insomniac Press. His poetry videos have aired on both Bravo and Vision television. His work has been well anthologized, most notably in Poetry Nation (Vehicule Press, 1998) and In Our Own Words (MW Enterprises, 2002). A resident of Toronto, he was short-listed for a 2004 ReLit Award. He is a former director of the Art Bar Poetry Series and was co-organizer of The Basement reading series.
His latest book of poetry is
Breathe Now (BuschekBooks) -- a collection of image-driven poems dealing with both individual and global socio-political issues. You can visit Phlip at

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