Roy Miki

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Roy Akira Miki, CM OBC FRSC (born 10 October 1942) is a Canadian poet and scholar.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to second generation Japanese-Canadian parents, he attended the University of Manitoba, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University, where he is currently a professor emeritus. He lives in Vancouver. He is very active in the Japanese-Canadian community and has fought hard for redress from the federal government for the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War.

In 2006, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada.[1] In 2007, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2009, he was made a Member of the Order of British Columbia.



Critical studies[edit]

  • 1983: The Prepoetics of William Carlos Williams
  • 1990: An annotated bibliography of George Bowering
  • 1988: Tracing the Paths, a book on bpNichol
  • 2004: Redress: Inside the Japanese Canadian Call for Justice


  • 1985: This Is My Own: Letters to Wes and Other Writings on Japanese-Canadians, 1941–1948 by Muriel Kitagawa (1985)
  • 1997: Pacific Windows: The Collected Poems of Roy Kiyooka (1997)


  • 1998: Broken Entries: Race, Subjectivity, Writing, essays


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