Roy Miki

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Roy Miki


Winnipeg Manitoba

Roy Miki is a Canadian poet and scholar.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to second generation Japanese-Canadian parents, he attended the University of Manitoba, the University of British Columbia, and Simon Fraser University, where he is currently a professor emeritus. He lives in Vancouver. He is very active is the Japanese-Canadian community and has fought hard for redress from the federal government for the internment of Japanese-Canadians during the Second World War.

In 2006, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada. In 2007, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. In 2009, he was made a Member of the Order of British Columbia.

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