Adam Sol has published four collections of poetry, the latest of which, Complicity, was released in 2014 by McClelland & Stewart and was a finalist for both the Raymond Souster Award and the Housatonic Book Award. His previous collections include Jeremiah, Ohio, a novel in poems which was shortlisted for Ontario’s Trillium Award for Poetry; Crowd of Sounds, which won the award in 2004; and Jonah’s Promise. He has published fiction, scholarly essays, and reviews for a variety of publications, including The Globe and Mail, Lemonhound.com, and Joyland.com. He served as the Canadian juror for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize and edited the Griffin Prize Shortlist Anthology.
- BA, Cum Laude, Tufts University, 1991
- MFA, Creative Writing, Indiana University, 1995
- PhD, University of Cincinnati, English, 2000
- Trillium Award for Poetry, 2004
- Complicity (McClelland & Stewart, 2014) (poetry)
- Jeremiah, Ohio (House of Anansi Press, 2008) (poetry)
- Crowd of Sounds (House of Anansi Press, 2003) (poetry)
- Jonah's Promise (MidList Press, 2000) (poetry)
“Building a Fence Around David Goldstein’s ‘Laws of Rest.’” Lemonhound.com.
Posted March 14, 2014.
“Tourism and the Lyric Self in Stephanie Bolster’s ‘Beyond Saint Petersburg.” Lemonhound.com. Posted July 19, 2013.
“’Were It Not for the Yetzer Hara’: Eating, Knowledge, and the Physical in
Jonathan Rosen’s Eve’s Apple.” Chapter in Unfinalized Moments: Essays
in the Development of Contermporary Jewish American Fiction. Derek Royal,
Editor. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue UP, 2011. p 169-178.
“May We Be Worthy of the Favour Bestowed Upon Our Ancestors.” (Short fiction.)
Joyland website, Toronto Edition. Posted October 7, 2013.
“The General.” (Short fiction.) Joyland website, Toronto Edition. Posted June 29, 2012.
“Meeting the Iguana.” (Short fiction.) Joyland website. Posted September 7,2010.