David Solway is a poet and a critic. Though he lives in Montreal, Solway finds inspiration in Greece, where most of his work is written. His poetry has been published in leading North American journals and magazines. His latest works are a translation of and a companion to the work of Greek poet Andreas Karavis, Saracen Island: The Poems of Andreas Karavis and An Andreas Karavis Companion (Véhicule Press, 2000). Solway has also written two controversial books criticizing postmodernist theories and current trends in education.