M. Travis Lane lives in Fredericton, New Brunswick, and has published fifteen books of poetry, the most recent: The Crisp Day Closing on my Hand, Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2007, The Book of Widows, Frog Hollow Press, 2010, The All-Nighter's Radio, from Guernica, in 2010, Ash Steps, from Cormorant in 2012, and Crossover, also from Cormorant 2015, also in 2015 The Essential M. Travis Lane, selected poems, from Porcupine's Quill.