Andrew Lafleche is a Canadian combat veteran and emerging poet. After being honourably discharged from the military in 2014 he published a memoir, No Diplomacy, based on his experiences in Afghanistan. Since then he has published several poetry collections, including After I Turn Into Alcohol; Shameless; Ashes; Merica, Merica on the Wall; On Writing; and a short story collection, A Pardonable Offence. He is the founder and editor of the print poetry journal Gravitas. He earned an MA in Creative and Critical Writing from the University of Gloucestershire in 2019, and he lives in the Bonnechere Valley of Ontario on his farm, dubbed Wander Hill.
His singular poems have been published widely, in such places as Poetry South, Blank Spaces, EVENT Magazine, The Nashwaak Review, The Poet’s Haven, and Raven Chronicles, among other international publications, and he was awarded the Bywords 2016 John Newlove Poetry Award.