Michael Turner (b. 1962, North Vancouver) is an award-winning writer of fiction, criticism and song. His books include Hard Core Logo, The Pornographer’s Poem and 8×10, and his criticism has appeared in magazines such as Art Papers, Art On Paper and Modern Painters. A frequent collaborator, Turner has written scripts with Stan Douglas, poems with Geoffrey Farmer and a libretto with Andrea Young. As the 2009-2010 Ellen and Warren Tallman Simon Fraser University Writer-in-Residence, he curated “to show, to give, to make it be there”: Expanded Literary Practices in Vancouver, 1954-1969 at the SFU Gallery (Burnaby).