Terence Young is the author of four previous books, including The Island in Winter (nominated for the Governor General’s Award for Poetry and the Gerald Lampert Award), Rhymes with Useless (nominated for the Danuta Gleed Award) and Moving Day, which was nominated for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Award. He helped co-found The Claremont Review, a journal for young writers, and lives with poet and fiction writer Patricia Young.