Ted Byrne is a poet and frequent contributor to The Capilano Review. He was born in Hamilton, Ontario, and has lived in Vancouver since the late sixties. He recently co-edited, with Catriona Strang, the “Polyvocal Translation” issue of TCR. His most recent book is Duets, a book constructed from the sonnets of Louise Labé and Guido Cavalcanti (Talon, 2018). Previous books include Aporia (Fissure-Point Blank, 1989), Beautiful Lies (CUE books, 2008), and Sonnets : Louise Labé (Nomados, 2011). Together with Donato Mancini he has translated most of the Old French fatrasies and fatras, which are to be published in book form as A Flea the Size of Paris at the end of this year.