Jeremy Stewart is an award-winning writer and musician.
Stewart won the 2014 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry for Hidden City (Invisible Publishing; judge: Ken Babstock). He is also the author of (flood basement (Caitlin Press 2009). His work has appeared in Canadian Literature, Geist, Lemon Hound, and Open Letter, among other places.
Stewart is a PhD student of English Literature at Lancaster University, UK, via distance, under the supervision of Professor John Schad. His research concerns testimony, epistemology, and methodology in literary studies.
As a guitarist, singer, improviser, and songwriter, Stewart has toured Canada, sharing stages or collaborating with artists like Oxbow, Lightning Bolt, Geoff Berner, Wax Mannequin, Stanley Jason Zappa, Catherine Sikora, Matt Weston, and many others.
In recognition of his work as founder of Casse-Tête: A Festival of Experimental Music, in 2016, Stewart received the inaugural Barbara Pentland Award of Excellence honouring his “extraordinary contribution to Canadian music” from the Canadian Music Centre.
Stewart serves as Communications Associate for Boca del Lupo Theatre. He is a past General Manager of the Prince George Symphony Orchestra, and has worked in arts management since 2011. He lives in Vancouver, Canada with his partner and two children.
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