Kevin Heslop is a poet and actor from London Township Treaty territory. He is the author of two chapbooks, con/tig/u/us (The Blasted Tree 2018) and there is no minor violence just as there is no negligible cough during an aria (Frog Hollow Press 2019); a poem-made-broadside, Human Beings Have Met to Suture the Wounds the Railroads Have Made Across This Country (Anstruther, 2020); and the forthcoming full-length collection of poetry, the correct fury of your why is a mountain (Gordon Hill 2021).
His poetry has won Poetry London and Occasus Literary Journal awards and appeared with The Fiddlehead, Juniper, and Long Con Magazine, as well as in anthologies from Baseline Press, Harmonia Press, and Applebeard Editions.
Kevin is currently residing interviewly for The /TƐmz/ Review and Poetry London; co-organizing LOMP: reading series; serving on the board of Changing Ways; curating a collaborative exhibition, Six Feet | Between Us (McIntosh Gallery 2022) with photographer Derek Boswell; directing filmic translations of a second sequence of contemporary poems––the first sequence having appeared in issue two of long con magazine––as well as a documentary about Antler River Rally for Gardenship and State, an intersectional research project to be installed at Museum London in the fall of 2021; and working on his debut play, Unforgetting.
His full-length collection of poetry, the correct fury of your why is a mountain is forthcoming in fall 2021.