Wayde Compton

compton-waydeWayde Compton is a Vancouver writer whose books include After Canaan: Essays on Race, Writing, and Region; Performance Bond; Bluesprint: Black British Columbian Literature and Orature; and 49th Parallel Psalm. He is a co-founding member of the Hogan’s Alley Memorial Project, an organization dedicated to preserving the public memory of Vancouver’s original black community. Wayde Compton is also the program director of Creative Writing at Simon Fraser University Continuing Studies. His newest book, The Outer Harbour, a collection of short fiction, published October 2014 from Arsenal Pulp Press.