John K. Samson

Winnipeg, Manitoba

John K. Samson is the singer and songwriter for The Weakerthans. His poetry and prose has appeared in Matrix Magazine, CV2, Geist, The Believer, and Post-Prairie—an Anthology of New Poetry. John lives in Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory, where he’s also the managing editor and co-founder of a small publishing house, ARP Books. His solo album, Provincial, and book, Lyrics and Poems, 1997—2012, were released in 2012.