Jeremy Stewart is an award-winning writer, musician, and impresario. www.patreon.com/jeremystewart
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, Open Letter, PRISM International, filling Station, Our Teeth, and Thimbleberry, among other places. He is currently at work on a novel about Sancho Panza’s donkey on a journey through hell.
Stewart is a guitarist, singer, improviser, and songwriter. His songwriting puts finger-snapping bubblegum folk-rock-pop through dark horrors and obscurities. He has toured Canada, and has shared stages or collaborated with artists like Oxbow, Lightning Bolt, Geoff Berner, Wax Mannequin, Stanley Jason Zappa, Catherine Sikora, Matt Weston, Harold Klunder and Catherine Carmichael, Marcel Gagnon, and Raghu Lokanathan.
Stewart has recently joined City Opera Vancouver as General Manager. He has over twenty years of experience in the arts, from promoting his own punk and metal concerts as a teenager to becoming founder and board chair of Casse-Tête: A Festival of Experimental Music. Highlights include two and a half years as General Manager of the Prince George Symphony Orchestra; three and a half years as Marketing & Development Officer of Theatre North West; a summer as ArtsWells Festival Coordinator; owning and managing Dreamland School of the Arts; and founding and publishing Dreamland Magazine.
Stewart lives with his partner and two children in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He once dropped a piano off a building.