Professional Biography

Teaching Responsibilities

HE4 Narrating the World
HE5 Perspectives on Poetry
HE5 The Literature of Love
HE6 Romanticism


Canadian poet Evan Jones has lived in Manchester since 2005. He has a PhD in English and Creative Writing from the University of Manchester, and has taught at York University in Toronto, and the universites of Manchester, Leeds and Liverpool John Moores. Research interests include contemporary poetry and fiction, literature in translation, and post-colonial literature.


The Cavafy Reader, poetry and prose in translation (Manchester: Carcanet, 2015)
Paralogues, poetry (Manchester: Carcanet, 2012)
Modern Canadian Poets: an anthology, co-editor (Manchester: Carcanet, 2010)
Nothing Fell Today But Rain, poetry (Toronto: Fitzhenry & Whiteside, 2003)