Jeremy Stewart is an award-winning writer and musician. He just released his new album, II: Immemoriam.
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 the theme of testimony in Jacques Derrida’s The Post Card. In the course of this study so far, he has completed tutorials with Professor Terry Eagleton and Professor Benoît Peeters.
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 is a non-profit management professional. He is a past General Manager of the Prince George Symphony Orchestra, and has worked in professional arts since 2011. He lives in Vancouver, Canada with his partner and two children.
Jeremy Stewart II: Immemoriam
Christians: June 2017
photo by Ben Wilson