Roy Miki is a writer, poet, and editor who lives in Vancouver. He is the author of several books, including Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice (Raincoast 2004), a work that explores the Japanese Canadian redress movement, Broken Entries: Race Subjectivity Writing (Mercury 1998), a collection of critical essays, and There (New Star Books 2006), his fourth book of poems. His third book of poems, Surrender (Mercury Press 2001), received the Governor General’s Award for Poetry. He is also the editor of Meanwhile: The Critical Writings of bpNichol (Talonbooks 2001) and two works by Roy Kiyooka: Pacific Windows: The Collected Poems of Roy K. Kiyooka (Talonboks 1997), which received the poetry book award from the Association for Asian American Studies, and The Artist and the Moose: A Fable of Forget (LineBooks 2009). His latest book, Mannequin Rising, which consists of a series of poems and photo collages that probe the internal effects of commodity culture, was released in April from New Star Books. He received the Order of Canada in 2006 and the Order of British Columbia in 2009.
In Flux: Transnational Shifts in Asian Canadian Writing, the twelfth title in NeWest's Writer As Critic series, was released by NeWest Press in October 2011.