John-James Ford was born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, in 1972. He studied at the Royal Military College in Kingston and at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton. He is a Canadian Foreign Service Officer who lives in Ottawa and abroad. His poetry and short fiction have been published in Grey Borders, Papertiger, qwerty, Carousel and Prairie Fire.
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