Jason Heroux is the author of four books of poetry: Memoirs of an Alias (2004); Emergency Hallelujah (2008); Natural Capital (2012) and Hard Work Cheering Up Sad Machines (2016). He is also the author of three novels: Good Evening, Central Laundromat (2010), We Wish You a Happy Killday (2014), and Amusement Park of Constant Sorrow (2018). Jason holds a BA degree from Queen’s University, and was a finalist for the 2018 ReLit Novel Award. He was the Poet Laureate for the City of Kingston from 2019 to 2022. He lives with his wife Soheir, and their two cats, Pablo and Neruda in Kingston, Ontario.