Michael Pacey was born in Fredericton. He received his BA and BEd from the University of New Brunswick, his MFA, MA and PhD from the University of British Columbia. Pacey’s first full-length collection of poetry, The First Step, was published by Signature Editions in 2011. His work has appeared in more than twenty literary magazines, including The Malahat Review, The New Quarterly, Exile, Prairie Fire, and Descant. He has also published a chapbook (Anonymous Mesdemoiselles, 1972), and a children’s book (The Birds of Christmas, 1987). He was editor of Prism International and has taught at UBC and Lakehead University.
Posted on: Saturday, June 29, 2013
David Adams Richards recommends Michael Pacey's "brilliant" The First Step as one of the books to best explain his home turf of New Brunswick in The Globe & Mail's "Booked: A literary travel guide for the stay-at-home vacationer." http://www.theglobeandmail.com/arts/books-and-media/booked-a-literary-travel-guide-for-the-stay-at-home-vacationer/article12885203/