Jordan Bolay holds a PhD from the University of Calgary's English Department, where he studied archival trace, Canadian Literature, and new media. He has edited for filling station, The Fieldstone Review, and The ALP. He is the author of two chapbooks, poems f(or/ro)m my father | poème a/à mon père (Loft on EIGHTH) and how to make an English exam interesting (The Blasted Tree). His poetry, fiction, and criticisms have been published online and in periodicals across North America and Europe. He writes, edits, and teaches literature on the unceded territories of the Lekwungen and Scia'new peoples of Vancouver Island.