Michael Fraser is a high school teacher, poet, and writer. He lives in Toronto, ON. He has been published in various anthologies and journals including: Literary Review of Canada, The Paris Atlantic, and Caribbean Writer. He won the 2005 Toronto Star Poem About Toronto contest. His manuscript, The Serenity of Stone, won the 2007 Canadian Aid Literary Award Contest and was published in 2008 by Bookland Press. His poem, For Blanche, won the 2009 Poemata “poem of the year” contest. His short story, Around the Way, was recently published in Diaspora Dialogues TOK Anthology. He is the creator and director of the Plasticine Poetry Series.