Canadian poet, critic, author, and educator known for his 1979 work Mephistopheles and the Astronaut. His other poetry collections include Chess Pieces, Windsurfing, and Bedrock.
He taught English at John Abbot College. He published his debut poetry collection, The Road to Arginos, in 1976.
He created a character named Andreas Karavis, an imaginary Greek poet whose "works" Solway "translated."
He spent much of his early life in Montreal and was part of a Canadian-Jewish family.
He outspokenly defended George W. Bush's War on Terror in the early 2000s.