Ian Williams is the author of Reproduction (Random House, 2019)
His poetry collection, Personals, was shortlisted for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize; Not Anyone’s Anything, winner of the 2011 Danuta Gleed Literary Award for the best first collection of short fiction in Canada. His first book, You Know Who You Are, was a finalist for the ReLit Award for poetry. He was named as one of ten Canadian writers to watch by CBC. In 2018, he became a trustee for the Griffin Poetry Prize. Williams completed his PhD in English at the University of Toronto and is currently an assistant professor of poetry in the Creative Writing Program at the University of British Columbia.
Ian is a Long-Form 2014 mentor.