Eric Adriaans

Eric Adriaans is a Canadian poet and the host/creator of the Zensylvania website and podcast.

Eric has a Bachelor of Arts, English and Psychology from Carleton University. He studied legislative drafting at Athabasca University and logistics/supply chain management at Fanshawe College. He became a NAFA certified Automotive Fleet Maintenance Manager in the early 2010’s. Since 2014, he has pursued non-academic study of philosophy, motorcycles, tai chi and several other interests.

Eric spent 25-years in the charitable sector, working for several of Canada’s most value and respected charitable organizations in the health, animal welfare, and human rights sectors. He capped his charitable sector career as the National Executive Director for one of Canada’s leading humanist charities.

In 2017, Eric self-published his first collection of poetry, Leviathan: The Biographia Isocratica of Adrian Kun. He has created and curated several websites. Launched in 2021, the Zensylvania website and podcast is his latest creative project.