Ignatius Fay

Ignatius Fay, 2019
Photo by Kathryn Fay

Ignatius Fay (born Ignatius Charles Peter Fay, March 30, 1950, Sudbury, Ontario, Canada; died November 5, 2022, Sudbury), Canadian scientist holding a PhD in invertebrate paleontology, as well as graphic designer, poet, author, editor and publisher. He was the author of a two-volume anecdotal autobiography; coauthor of three poetry collections, a coffee table art book of Canadian scenery, and a thriller novel centered on a conflict between vampires and Native Haida mythology. He served for eight years as the editor of the email newsletter for the Haiku Society of America as well as the layout artist for a number of HSA publications, including Frogpond. He was the founding editor of Tandem: The Rengay Journal and served as Ontario regional coordinator for Haiku Canada. Fay was disabled with severe cardiopulmonary diseases and died in Sudbury, Ontario, where he had resided for many years.

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Updated on November 17, 2022