Victor Coleman is the author of numerous books of poetry, starting with the 1964 publication of From Erik Satie's Notes to the Music, through CORRECTIONS (1985), LAPSED WASP (1994), and ICON TACT (2006). He was a founding editor of both Coach House Press (in 1965) and Coach House Books (in 1997) and has laboured as a film programmer, director of an artist run centre, and co-director and programmer for a musical performance centre, all in Toronto. He currently toils as a free-lance editor and a part-time cook at a downtown social service facility. Sometime in 2009 The University of California Press will release his (and Michael Boughn's) edit of Robert Duncan's The H.D. Book.