With a publishing history that spans four nations, the writings of Dane Swan include poetry, prose, and editorials on literature and popular culture. Bermuda-born with Jamaican heritage, Dane is based in Toronto, Canada. A former writer in residence for Open Book Toronto, he’s been shortlisted for the Monica Ladell Award and his second poetry collection, A Mingus Lullaby, was a finalist for the Trillium Book Prize for Poetry. Swan’s work has been taught in schools and featured in print, online, on vinyl and CD. His first collection of poetry, Bending The Continuum, was published by Guernica Editions followed by A Mingus Lullaby.