Eric Ormsby is the author of five collections of poetry, a book of essays, and a number of scholarly studies of Islamic thought. He was born in Georgia, raised in Florida, and worked for twenty years as director of libraries and professor of Islamic Studies at McGill University. His poetry has been widely published and anthololgized in Canada, the United States, and Britain. In 1992, he received an Ingram Merrill Award for poetry and in the same year was awarded the Qspell Prize for Bavarian Shrine. Since 2004, he has written a weekly column on literature for the New York Sun and regularly contributes essays and reviews to The New Criterion, Books in Canada, The Times Literary Supplement and Parnassus. He has two sons and now lives with his wife Irena, an architectural historian, in London.
Thirsty: A Biblioasis Miscellany
- IN THE MEDIA: Zolitude by Paige CooperFebruary 21, 2018 - 1:09 pm
MARCH 1ST sees the release of the first new Biblioasis title of 2018: Paige Cooper’s debut short story collection Zolitude. Despite having not hit the shelves yet, Zolitude has already attracted rave reviews (are reviewers psychic!? HOW DO THEY DO THIS oh wait advanced copies nevermind y’all we’re cool). Here’s what Quill & Quire, The […]