David McGimpsey is the author of five collections of poetry (Lardcake, Dogboy, Hamburger Valley, California, and Sitcom) and one collection of short stories (Certifiable). David has a PhD in English Literature and is the author of the critically-acclaimed and award-winning study Imagining Baseball: America’s Pastime and Popular Culture. He is a songwriter and performer – a member of the rock band Puggy Hammer and a local stand-up comedian. His travel writings frequently appear in The Globe and Mail and he writes the “Sandwich of the Month” column for EnRoute magazine. David McGimpsey currently lives in Montreal and teaches at Concordia University.