Judith Fitzgerald was born in 1952 in Toronto. She attended York University, where she earned both her BA and her MA. She has worked as editor of several Canadian poetry magazines. Fitzgerald also works as a biographer and an editor, and frequently reviews poetry for the Globe & Mail. Judith passed away peacefully on November 25, 2015.
Communications theorist Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) predicted the effects of electronic media on modern culture as early as 1964. McLuhan published several breakthrough books and coined terms like "hot" and "cool" media, "the global village," and "the medium is the message."