Jeremy Stewart is an award-winning writer, musician, and impresario. Stewart won the 2014 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry for Hidden City (Invisible Publishing). He is also the author of (flood basement(Caitlin Press 2009). His work has appeared in such publications as Geist, Lemon Hound, Open Letter, Canadian Literature and PRISM International. Stewart holds a M.A. in English from the University of Northern British Columbia.
Stewart is also guitarist, singer, improviser, and songwriter. He has toured Canada, sharing stages and/or collaborating with artists like Oxbow, Lightning Bolt, Geoff Berner, Wax Mannequin, Stanley Jason Zappa, Catherine Sikora, Matt Weston, Andrew Wedman, Harold Klunder and Catherine Carmichael, David Ito Chokroun, Jonathon Wilcke, Darren Williams, Marcel Gagnon, and Raghu Lokanathan.
Stewart recently joined City Opera Vancouver as General Manager. Highlights of Stewart's management and fundraising experience include work with the Prince George Symphony Orchestra and Theatre North West, among other places. In 2013, he founded Casse-Tête, an annual festival of experimental music held in Prince George, for which he received the inaugural Barbara Pentland Award for Distinguished Contribution to Canadian Music from the Canadian Music Centre.
Stewart once dropped a piano off a building.