Lance Blomgren is a writer, curator, artist and teacher. He is the author of Practice (Intrepid Tourist Press,1996), Walkups (conundrum press, 2000), and Corner Pieces (conundrum, 2004). Éditions Adage published a French-language edition of Walkups in 2007 (trans. Élizabeth Robert). Blomgren’s writings have been published in Geist, Matrix, Fillip, Spur, Ascent, Terminal City, Doppelganger, Visual Codec and Art Asia Pacific, and have appeared in the anthologies You and Your Bright Ideas: New Montreal Writing (Véhicule Press, 2002), The Portable Conundrum (2006) and Helen’s Cookbook (Helen Pitt Gallery, 2007). In 1998 Blomgren was the recipient of the bpNichol Chapbook Award for his text Liner and in 2005 Corner Pieces was a finalist for the ReLit Award. He has exhibited work at DARE DARE Centre de diffusion d’art multidisciplinaire, the Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, and Usine C in Montreal, as well as in Vancouver, Banff, Berlin, Brisbane, Barcelona, and Las Cruces, New Mexico.