Faculty & Staff

Michael Minor
Instructor - Writing Skills
Inner City Social Work Program

University of Manitoba
Junior Fellow
St. John’s College
Phone: 204-474-6097
Email: Michael.Minor@umanitoba.ca

Originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario with strong ties to Peterborough and St. John’s, Michael is a settler scholar studying and teaching decolonization through Indigenous literature. He recently earned a PhD in English Literature from the University of Manitoba. He is also a poet and songwriter, living in Winnipeg with his partner and their child. His first book of poetry, Learning to Love a River, is slated for release with Signature Editions in 2018.

Education:
2016 Ph.D., English, University of Manitoba
2011 M.A., English Language and Literature, Memorial University of Newfoundland
2008 B.A.H., English Literature and Politics, Trent University

Areas of Specialization:
Writing skills and composition
Decolonization through Indigenous literature |
Points of connection between decolonial artistic movements
Performance Poetry
Newfoundland Poetry