David Solway was born and raised in northern Quebec, moving to Montreal to attend university. He has travelled widely in Canada, the U.S. and Europe and lived for five years on the Greek islands, which he still regards as his true home. He holds degrees from four universities, including a doctorate from Lajos Kossuth University (now the University of Debrecen) in Hungary. He has published over 30 volumes of poetry, travel, translation, education theory and politics, including Canadian non-fiction bestseller The Big Lie: On Terror, Antisemitism, and Identity. He has also released two CDs of original songs.
Solway has taught at colleges and universities in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, represented Canada in Europe for the federal government, and in 2000 was appointed Writer-in-Residence at Concordia University in Montreal. He was a Contributing Editor for Canadian Notes & Queries and Associate Editor for Books in Canada. His awards include several Canada Council Grants, two QSPELL Poetry Awards, Le Grand Prix du Livre de Montréal, the A.M. Klein Prize for Poetry, le Prix SPIRALE, and le Bourse de carrière, Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec.
Solway is a member of the President’s Circle, University of Toronto; the Quebec Writers’ Federation; the Research Board of Advisors of the American Biographical Institute; the Canadian Citizens for Charter Rights & Freedoms; and is an Affiliate Member, Order of the Knights Templar, Rosslyn Priory, Scotland. He writes for a variety of online publications, including FrontPage Magazine, American Thinker, PJ Media, LifeSiteNews, The Epoch Times, The Pipeline, and C2C. Solway lives in Vancouver with his wife Janice Fiamengo and their two cats, Nandor and Stanislav.