Writer of poetry and prose and excellent presenter Derek Webster is from Montreal.
’s first book of poems Mockingbird
(Véhicule Press, 2015) was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book. He received an MFA in Poetry from Washington University in St. Louis and is the founding editor of arts magazine Maisonneuve. His poetry and prose have appeared in Boston Review, Partisan, The New Quarterly, The Malahat Review, The Walrus and elsewhere. He lives in Montreal, Quebec.