Michael Bishop is a university professor affiliated with the Contemporary Studies Programme (CSP) at the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia. His work focuses on French contemporary artists and poets as well as French women's poetry. He is the Emeritus McCulloch Professor of French at Dalhousie University. He is also the Director of Editions VVV Editions, a small publication house located in Halifax Nova Scotia. His translation of Salah Stétié’s Cold Water Shielded: Selected Poems was published by Bloodaxe Books in 1999.
His other recently published books include The Endless Theory of Days: The Art and Poetry of Gérard Titus-Carmel (2007), Contemporary French Art, vols 1 & 2 (2008 and 2011), La Genèse maintenant, suivi de La Théorie de l'amour (2011), translations of Yves Bonnefoy (The Radiant Space, 2009, and Disorder, 2012) and Jean-Paul Michel (Placing Being before Itself, 2010). He is currently finishing books on contemporary French and Francophone poetry, on André du Bouchet with Victor Martinez, as well as a translation of a selection of texts by Jean-Paul Michel.
Books by Michael Bishop