David Bellusci was born in Vancouver, British Columbia. He holds a B.A. in English Literature (University of Toronto), M.A. in Linguistics (University of Calgary), M.F.A. in Creative Writing (University of Nebraska), and Ph.D. in Philosophy 2Dominican University College), Ottawa. His poetry has been read in Canada, USA and Italy, and his writing has been published in Canada, USA, UK, Australia and New Zealand.