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Amprimoz, Alexandre L

Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author, Critic.

(1948-2012) Italian multilingual scholar, critic, translator, reviewer, and poet, long resident in Canada. He published work in a variety of literary and scholarly journals, and taught Modern Languages, Literatures and Cultures at Brock University in Ontario, Canada. While the majority of his work focuses on French, Italian and Spanish culture, translation, literature and poetry, in 1979 he wrote CDN SF&F: A Bibliography of Canadian Science Fiction and Fantasy (1979 chap) with Michael Richardson, John Robert Colombo and John Bell.

In addition, he has published two collections: Hard Confessions (coll 1987) and Too Many Popes (coll 1990), which assemble cosmopolitan short fictions that focus on fantasy, coincidence and the absurd. [LGS]

Alexandre L Amprimoz

born Rome: 14 August 1948

died 12 October 2012

works (selected)


  • Hard Confessions (Winnipeg, Manitoba: Turnstone Press, 1987) [coll: pb/David Morrow]
  • Too Many Popes (Toronto, Ontario: Exile Editions, 1990) [coll: pb/Herbert M Migdoll]



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