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First Name Jason
Last Name Camlot
Member Since February 25, 2022
Email jason.camlot@concordia.ca
City Montreal
Country Canada
Company Concordia University
Branch Affiliation Member at Large (no branch affiliation)
Website www.spokenweb.ca
Twitter @jcsped
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/camlot
Bio Jason Camlot is a poet, songwriter and professor of literature at Concordia University in Montreal. He is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently, Vlarf (MQUP, 2021). His recent scholarly works include Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings (Stanford 2019), and the co-edited collections, Unpacking the Personal Library: The Public and Privite Life of Books (with Jeffrey Weingarten, WLUP, 2021), and CanLit Across Media: Unarchiving the Literary Event (with Katherine McLeod, MQUP, 2019). He directs SpokenWeb, a SSHRC partnership that focuses on the history and digital preservation of collections of literary audio.
Publications Vlarf [Poems], McGill-Queens University Press, Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series, November 2021. ISBN 9780228008132 CanLit Across Media: Unarchiving the Literary Event. Co-Edited with Dr. Katherine McLeod. Kingston and Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2019. ISBN: 0773558667 Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings, Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press 2019. ISBN: 9781503605213 What The World Said [Poems], Toronto: Mansfield Press, 2013. ISBN: 1771260165 The Debaucher [Poems]. Toronto: Insomniac Press, 2008. ISBN: 1897178611. Style and the Nineteenth-Century British Critic. Aldershot, U.K. and Burlington, U.S.A: Ashgate Publishing, 2008. ISBN: 0 7546 5311 0 Language Acts: Anglo-Québec Poetry, 1976 to the 21st Century. Ed. Jason Camlot and Todd Swift. Montreal: Véhicule Press, 2007. ISBN 1550652257 Attention All Typewriters [Poems] Montreal: DC Books, 2005. ISBN: 0919688012 The Animal Library [Poems]. Montreal: DC Books, 2000. ISBN: 0919688624
Other Memberships • Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English (ACCUTE) • North American Victorian Studies Association (NAVSA) • Modern Language Association of America (MLA) • Society for the History of Authorship, Research and Publishing (SHARP) • Canadian Society for Digital Humanities (CSDH) • The League of Canadian Poets • Quebec Writers Federation
Awards • Finalist for Awards for Excellence in Recorded Sound Research, for Phonopoetics: The Making of Early Literary Recordings (Stanford, 2019), Association for Recorded Sound Collections, June 2020. • Donald Gray Prize for Best Essay Published in the field of Victorian Studies (in 2015), for “Historicist Audio Forensics: The Archive of Voices as Repository of Material and Conceptual Artefacts,” 19: Interdiscplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century 21 (2015), North American Victorian Studies Association, 2016. • Prix L’Académie de la vie littéraire, for What The World Said, 2014 • Finalist, ReLit Awards (Poetry), for What The World Said, 2014 • Finalist, Expozine Alternative Press Awards 2009, Best English Book, for The Debaucher • Finalist, Gabrielle Roy Prize 2007 (Association for Canadian and Quebec Literatures), for Language Acts: Anglo-Québec Poetry, 1976 to the 21st Century (Véhicule Press, 2007) • Finalist, Quebec Writer's Federation A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry 2000, for The Animal Library (DC Books, 2000)
Genres Academic, Nonfiction, Poetry
Available For Readings, Presentations, Workshops, Speaking Engagements
Services Offered Freelance Writing