|Name Jacob Scheier|
|Parents Libby Scheier|
|Books More to Keep Us Warm, Letter from Brooklyn|
Awards Governor General's Award for English-language poetry
Jacob scheier reading at livewords june 25
Jacob Scheier is a Canadian poet. His debut poetry collection, More to Keep Us Warm, was published by ECW Press in 2007 and was named the winner of the 2008 Governor General's Award for English poetry.
A former resident of New York City, Jacob has recently moved back to his hometown of Toronto. Scheier published work in a number of Canadian literary magazines and was co-editor of the York University literary magazine Existere prior to publishing More to Keep Us Warm. He is the son of poet Libby Scheier. He is also a regular contributor to the Toronto alternative weekly NOW. He is currently preparing to teach a course on writing creatively about grief at Ryerson University's School of Continuing Education.