Steven Heighton

Steven Heighton is the author of the novel  Afterlands, which has appeared in six countries; was a  New York Times Book Review  Editors’ Choice along with a best book of the year selection in ten publications in Canada, the US, and the UK; and is currently in pre-production for film. He is also the author of  The Shadow Boxer , a Canadian bestseller and a  Publishers Weekly  Book of the Year. His work has been translated into ten languages, and his poems and stories have appeared in the  London Review of Books,  Poetry,  Tin House,  The Walrus,  Europe,  Agni,  Poetry London,  Brick,  Best English Stories, and many others. Heighton's most recent book of poetry,  The Waking Comes Late, won the 2016 Governor General's Award for Poetry; his works have been nominated for numerous awards, including the Pushcart Prize, the Trillium Award, and Britain’s W.H. Smith Award.

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