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Adam Sol

Adam Sol 

Associate Professor




Barrie Campus


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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,, and 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



Selected Criticism

Short Fiction