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Personal Bio: Andreas Connel-Gripp. Born and raised in Treaty 6 Territory (London, Ontario, Canada), where I reside with my wife, Carrie Connel-Gripp.


Lit Bio: Andreas Gripp (Andreas Connel-Gripp) is the author of various poetry and art publications including Outré Cantata: Poems Selected and New (Beliveau Books, 2024), Bombs Away, Dream Baby (Beliveau Books, 2024), You're Dead After School (Beliveau Books, 2023), Urban Burlesque (Beliveau Books, 2023), and still and unstill (Beliveau Books, 2023).  Poems by Andreas Gripp have also appeared in a number of Canadian anthologies including Poems in  Response  to  Peril (Pendas/ Laughing Raven, 2022), Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st century (Lummox Press, 2018), Moon Shine: A Canadian Poetry Collection (Craigleigh Press, 2015), and Goodbye Billie Jean: The Meaning of Michael Jackson (Handy-maiden Editions, 2010). He writes in the People's Poetry tradition and his poems have been praised for their lyrical and literary excellence and accessibilty as well as for being grounded in contemporary human experience.

He is presently the curator of Black Mallard Poetry and a Full Member of the League of Canadian Poets.

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