Paul Legault is a Canadian-American poet. He graduated from the University of Southern California, where he obtained a BFA in screenwriting and the University of Virginia, where he earned an MFA in creative writing. He is a co-founder of the translation press Telephone Books, and he currently works at the Academy of American Poets. His writing has been published in The Awl, Boston Review, Denver Quarterly, Field, Pleiades and other journals. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.