Sina queyras

Sina Queyras. Courtesy

Sina Queyras (born 1963) is a Canadian poet.


Queyras teaches creative writing at Concordia University in Montreal, and has also taught at Haverford College and Rutgers University.

In 2005 she edited Open Field: 30 Contemporary canadian poets for Persea Books, the 1st anthology of Canadian poetry to be published by a U.S. press. She later edited Canadian Strange, a folio of contemporary Canadian writing for Drunken Boat, where she is a contributing editor.

From 2005 to 2007 Queyras co-curated the belladonna reading series in New York.

Her most recent work, Expressway, was written mainly in Calgary, while she was serving as Markin-Flanagan writer in residence at the University of Calgary.[1]

Her work has been published widely in journals and anthologies including Joyland: A hub for short fiction.


Her 3rd collection of poetry, Lemon Hound, received the Pat Lowther Award and a Lambda Literary Award.



  • Slip: Poems. Toronto: ECW, 2001.
  • Teethmarks. Roberts Creek, BC: Nightwood Editions, 2004.
  • Life, Still and Othewise. Victoria, BC: Greenboathouse Books, 2005.
  • Lemon Hound. Toronto: Coach House, 2006; New York: Coach House, 2010.
  • Expressway. Toronto: Coach House, 2009.
  • MxT. Toronto: Coach House, 2014.
  • Barking and Biting: The poetry of Sina Queyras (edited by Erin Wunker). Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016.
  • My Ariel. Toronto: Coach House, 2017.


  • Autobiography of Childhood. Toronto: Coach House, 2011.


  • Unleashed. Toronto: Book Thug, 2009.


  • Open Field: 30 contemporary Canadian poets. New York: Persea Books, 2005.

Sina Queyras at the Scream

Sina Queyras at the Scream

Except where noted, bibliographical information courtesy WorldCat.[2]

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  1. "Outsider's Expressway: Sina Queyras takes alienation on the road". Xtra!, March 12, 2009.
  2. Search results = au:Sina Queyras, WorldCat, OCLC Online Computer Library Center Inc. Web, Apr. 21, 2019.

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