David Solway

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Birthday
8, 1941
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
8, 1941 (age 76)
Birthplace
Canada

About

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.

Before Fame

He taught English at John Abbot College. He published his debut poetry collection, The Road to Arginos, in 1976.

Trivia

He created a character named Andreas Karavis, an imaginary Greek poet whose "works" Solway "translated."

Family Life

He spent much of his early life in Montreal and was part of a Canadian-Jewish family.

Associated With

He outspokenly defended George W. Bush's War on Terror in the early 2000s.

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