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.

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