Dr. Le Vay was educated in Toronto and at the University of London. Now with the Department of English at York University, he is the co-author two books of verse, Instead of Ecstasy and False Asphodel, with Roxanne Le Bay. He also collaborated with D.R. Strickland on Wildflowers of Algonquin Park, and has contributed articles on English literature and natural history to a number of Canadian and American journals.