Joshua Auerbach’s poetry, translations, and reviews have been published in literary journals in Canada, the US, the UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand, Greece, and Japan, and have won several prizes, including This Magazine’s Great Literary Hunt, the Milton Acorn Prize, the Irving Layton Award, the Warren Keith Wright Award, the Ray Burrell Award, the Orion Prize, as well as commendation for the International Hanna Davoren Prize, the River Styx Prize, the Runes Poetry Prize and the Shaunt Basmajian Award. He attended Harvard University, the University of Grenoble, McGill University, and Concordia University.rnrnJoshua Auerbach was born in Toronto and conceived on Magazine Street. He is co-founding editor of the journal Vallum: contemporary poetry and is president of Vallum Society for Arts and Letters Education, a charitable arts organization that promotes aesthetic awareness through live events and print publications. Vallum was nominated for the 2003 National Magazine Awards and was a finalist for the U. K. Poetry Kit and Inc. Writers Awards. He is currently contributing editor for Rattapallax. His first book, Radius of Light (DC Books), was a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award and the A. M. Klein Award.