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Afua Cooper

  1. Afua Cooper is a dynamic and riveting performer who has read all across Canada, the Caribbean, the UK, the United States, and West Africa.
  2. Afua Cooper is an eminent and award-winning poet, author, historian, curator, performer, cultural worker, and recording artist.
  3. Afua Cooper was born on November 8, 1957, in the Whithorn district of Westmoreland, Jamaica, one of nine children, five sisters and three brothers.
  4. Afua Cooper is one of Canada's most versatile poets.
  5. Afua Cooper is a Jamaican -born Canadian historian and dub poet. (Web site)

Dennis Lee

  1. Dennis Lee - Alligator Pie - News and appearances, biography, works, and links. (Web site)
  2. Dennis Lee Dennis Lee (born August 31, 1939) is a Canadian children's writer and poet who lives in Toronto, Ontario. (Web site)
  3. In introducing The New Canadian Poets, 1970-85 Dennis Lee expressed astonishment "that many of the best were unfamiliar with one another's work. (Web site)

Canadian Poets

  1. Category:Canadian poets Subcategories There is 1 subcategory to this category.
  2. Acorn was awarded the Canadian Poets Award in 1970 and the Governor General's Award in 1975 for his collection of poems The Island Means Minago.
  3. Canadian Poets: Milton Acorn - Biography, poems, writing philosophy, and published works. (Web site)

George Elliott Clarke

  1. George Elliott Clarke is the first African-Canadian writer to win the Governor General's Award for poetry.
  2. George Elliott Clarke is a huge personality, a source of immense kinetic energy, passionate about the poetry of language.
  3. George Elliott Clarke is a seventh-generation Canadian who claims Layalist and Mi---kmaq heritage.
  4. George Elliott Clarke was also published many other essays, book reviews, journalist pieces and poetry in many different publications and newspapers.
  5. George Elliott Clarke was born in Windsor, Nova Scotia in 1960, a seventh-generation Canadian of African-American and Mi’kmaq Amerindian heritage.

Irving Layton

  1. Irving Layton was firebrand poet.
  2. Irving Layton was better than Al Purdy and just as much of a bastard. (Web site)
  3. Irving Layton was born in 1912 and has lived most of his life in Montreal. (Web site)
  4. Irving Layton was born in 1912, in Romania.
  5. Irving Layton: the poet and his critics. (Web site)

John Mccrae

  1. John McCrae is the author of the famed poem, In Flanders Field , written during the First World War. (Web site)
  2. John McCrae was a Canadian physician who fought on the Western Front in 1914. (Web site)
  3. John McCrae was born in Canada in 1872. (Web site)
  4. John McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario, theson of a woollen manufacturer of Scottish descent. (Web site)
  5. John McCrae was inspired to write the poem In Flanders Fields on sighting the poppies growing beside a grave of a close friend who had died in battle. (Web site)

Ken Babstock

  1. Ken Babstock is a Canadian poet who was born in Newfoundland and raised in the Ottawa Valley.
  2. Ken Babstock is a Canadian poet.[1] He was born in Newfoundland and raised in the Ottawa Valley.
  3. Ken Babstock is one of the most prominent young Canadian poets to begin publishing in the 1990s.
  4. Ken Babstock was born in Newfoundland and grew up in the Ottawa Valley.
  5. Ken Babstock was born in Newfoundland and now lives in Toronto where he is the poetry editor at House of Anansi.

Leonard Cohen

  1. Leonard Cohen is a Canadian poet, novelist, and singer-songwriter.
  2. LEONARD COHEN: A poem has a certain -- a different time. (Web site)
  3. Leonard Cohen is a Canadian poet and singer-songwriter.
  4. Leonard Cohen is a cultural icon in his native Canada and much of the world. (Web site)
  5. Leonard Cohen is a great artist and cratsman of lyrics.

Lynn Crosbie

  1. Lynn Crosbie is a Canadian poet and novelist who was born in Montreal and now lives in Toronto, Ontario.
  2. Lynn Crosbie is a leading voice among the new urban poets of Canada. (Web site)
  3. Lynn Crosbie is the author of four collections of poetry, Miss Pamela's Mercy, VillainElle, Pearl, and Queen Rat and two acclaimed novels.
  4. Lynn Crosbie is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Margaret Atwood

  1. Margaret Atwood is a Canadian poet, novelist, and critic, noted for her feminism and mythological themes. (Web site)
  2. Margaret Atwood is one of the world's preeminent novelists and the winner of the 2000 Booker Prize. (Web site)
  3. Margaret Atwood is probably the best-known modern Canadian author. (Web site)
  4. Margaret Atwood is the author of more than thirty books of fiction, poetry, and critical essays. (Web site)
  5. Margaret Atwood was born in 1939 in Ottawa and grew up in northern Ontario and Quebec, and Toronto.

Michael Ondaatje

  1. Like Michael Ondaatje, Heighton is a Canadian poet of repute but the parallels stop there.
  2. This use of the novel was also referenced in Michael Ondaatje's novel The English Patient.
  3. If you want to get to know Michael Ondaatje, read Running in the Family - you will not be disappointed. (Web site)

Pauline Johnson

  1. Pauline Johnson was a cultural ambassador, a link between an ancient, native Canada and a modern, largely European community. (Web site)
  2. Pauline Johnson is a symbol of the sharp division between the so-called serious and popular literary cultures in Canada. (Web site)
  3. Pauline Johnson is a complicated part of Canadian literary history.
  4. Pauline Johnson was a poet, short story writer, essayist—and celebrity. (Web site)
  5. Pauline Johnson was an extraordinary woman who crossed the racial and gendered lines of her time, and thereby confounded Canadian society. (Web site)

Nicole Markotic

  1. Nicole Markotic is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Windsor, Ontario. (Web site)
  2. Nicole Markotic is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Calgary, Alberta.
  3. NICOLE MARKOTIC is an assistant professor in English at the University of Calgary.

Alden Nowlan

  1. Alden Nowlan wrote twenty-four books, including Bread, Wine and Salt for which he was awarded the 1968 Governor General's Award for Poetry. (Web site)
  2. The Alden Nowlan House at the University of New Brunswick is named in his honour.
  3. If I could turn and meet myself: The life of Alden Nowlan by Patrick Toner.

Al Purdy

  1. Al Purdy is one of Canada's most celebrated poets.

Anne Michaels

  1. Anne Michaels is a poet herself, and at the beginning her style can seem overwrought for its subject.
  2. Anne Michaels is a gifted poet and with Fugitive Pieces she proves that she is an extraordinary gifted writer of prose as well.

Archibald Lampman

  1. In 1883, he met Archibald Lampman who introduced him to poetry and prose writing.
  2. Campbell counted among his friends the poets Archibald Lampman and William Henry Drummond.
  3. Archibald Lampman   List of Canadian poets List of people on stamps of Canada.


  1. Award is for published volumes of creative non-fiction.
  2. The award was handed out last night in Toronto.
  3. The award was presented at a ceremony in Vancouver on Sept.
  4. The award was presented to Cohen at the annual conference of the Florida Association of School Resource Officers last month.
  5. The award was presented to Karen Connelly at the offical Orange Broadband Prize ceremony in London on June 6th, 2007.


  1. The awards are open to books published by independent Canadian literary publishers.
  2. Awards are given in fifteen categories that recognize excellence in literature, book design, sales and publishing, among others.
  3. The awards are New Zealand's longest-running competition for fiction writers.
  4. The awards are given to books that are written for adults but that will appeal to teens as well.
  5. The awards are presented at Government House, usually on Canada Book Day, under the patronage of the Lieutenant Governor.

Barry Dempster

  1. Barry Dempster is the author of nine collections of poetry.
  2. Barry Dempster is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Holland Landing, Ontario[?].
  3. Barry Dempster is the author of seven books of poetry, the most recent, The Salvation of Desire, published by St. Thomas Poetry Series.
  4. Barry Dempster was born in Scarborough, Ontario, and was educated in child psychology. (Web site)


  1. Navtej Bharati lives in London, Ontario, and has published books in Punjabi and English. (Web site)
  2. While living in India, Bharati was a three time winner (1959, 1960, 1961) of the Best Poet of the State award, given by the Punjab Languages Department. (Web site)
  3. Blaise has been married since 1963 to writer Bharati Mukherjee. (Web site)

Bill Bissett

  1. Bill Bissett Bill Bissett (whose name is often not capitalised) is a Canadian poet famous for his anti-conventional style. (Web site)
  2. Review of Sailor by bill bissett. (Web site)
  3. No Canadian poet has aroused more controversy, while receiving less understanding, than bill bissett. (Web site)

Birk Sproxton

  1. Birk Sproxton (born 1943) is a Canadian poet and novelist who lives in Red Deer, Alberta.
  2. This article was derived fully or in part from the article Birk Sproxton on Wikipedia.

Bliss Carman

  1. Bliss Carman, Roberts's cousin, gained fame through love songs and nature poems, tinged with romantic melancholy and nostalgia.
  2. He published under the name "Bliss Carman," although the "Bliss" is his mother's surname.
  3. Study of poetry and life of Bliss Carman, Canadian poet.

Bronwen Wallace

  1. In 2004, she received an honourable mention for the Bronwen Wallace Award for Poetry. (Web site)
  2. It is precisely this aspect of di Michele's writing that is stressed by her most perceptive reader, Bronwen Wallace. (Web site)

Bruce Hunter

  1. Bruce Hunter is a Canadian poet who lives in Stratford, Ontario.
  2. Bruce Hunter was born in Calgary and grew up there.
  3. Bruce Hunter is a widely published author and teacher.

Claire Harris

  1. Claire Harris is a Canadian poet of Trinidadian background who has produced several collections of poems.

Colin Morton

  1. COLIN MORTON is a Canadian who will serve as writer-in-residence for the '95-'96 academic year at Concordia College in Minnesota. (Web site)
  2. Colin Morton was born in Toronto, grew up in Calgary, and lives in Ottawa, where he is a freelance writer and editor. (Web site)

Cornelia Hoogland

  1. Cornelia Hoogland is a poet, playwright and scholar.

Daphne Marlatt

  1. Daphne Marlatt is a leading feminist poet, living in Vancouver.
  2. Daphne Marlatt is a poet, novelist and editor. (Web site)
  3. Daphne Marlatt was born in Melbourne in 1941 and spent muchof her childhood in Malaysia before emigrating to Canada in 1951. (Web site)
  4. Daphne Marlatt was born in Melbourne, Australia, and spenther childhood years in Malaysia before immigrating to Vancouver in 1951. (Web site)

David Arnason

  1. David Arnason (born 1940) is a Canadian author and poet who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Web site)
  2. This article was derived fully or in part from the article David Arnason on Wikipedia.

David Mcfadden

  1. David McFadden was born (1940) in Hamilton, Ont., and lived there until 1978. (Web site)

David Mcgimpsey

  1. David McGimpsey is a Canadian poet, humorist and scholar.
  2. David McGimpsey is a poet, essayist, and musician.

David Solway

  1. David Solway is a Canadian poet, educational theorist , travel writer and literary critic.

Don Mckay

  1. Don McKay has a title forthcoming from Rattling Books this spring. (Web site)
  2. Songs for the Songs of Birds is a selection of poems on the theme of birds, birding and flight selected and read by Don McKay. (Web site)
  3. The Canadian short list, meanwhile, includes two poets from Toronto as well as veteran wordsmith Don McKay from Victoria.

Earle Birney

  1. Earle Birney was the first Canadian poet to make prominent use of visual techniques in his poetry.
  2. Earle Birney: The mellowing of a radical.

Esta Spalding

  1. Esta Spalding is a Canadian author and poet who won the Pat Lowther Award in 2000 for Lost August. (Web site)


  1. Several critics believe that Finch from Finch's Fortune ( 1932) is a reflection of de la Roche herself.
  2. Mr. President, I submit to you the critical and imaginative gifts of Robert Finch as notable grounds for the Lorne Pierce Medal.


  1. The fonds was created by and in the custody of Arthur J.M. Smith until it was purchased by Trent University. (Web site)
  2. The fonds was purchased from A.J.M. Smith with the assistance of a grant from Shell, Canada. (Web site)

Frank Davey

  1. Frank Davey is a long standing poet, critic, anthologist, editor, and teacher who has added immeasurably to Canadian letters.
  2. Frank Davey was doctor at Owerri in 1937. (Web site)

Fred Wah

  1. Fred Wah is an acclaimed writer of poetry, fiction, and criticism.
  2. Fred Wah was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan in 1939, but he grew up in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia. (Web site)
  3. Fred Wah was born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, in 1939 and was raised in the interior of British Columbia.

Fugitive Pieces

  1. Fugitive Pieces is a beautiful novel, a meditation on love and loss and grief and solace.
  2. Fugitive Pieces is a book about memory and forgetting.
  3. Fugitive Pieces is a work of rare vision that is at once lyrical, sensual, profound.
  4. Fugitive Pieces is one of the most beautiful books I have ever read. (Web site)
  5. Fugitive Pieces is one of those books that harbors the reader in its pages.

Genni Gunn

  1. Genni Gunn (born 1949) is a Canadian novelist, poet, and translator. (Web site)
  2. This article was derived fully or in part from the article Genni Gunn on Wikipedia.

George Amabile

  1. George Amabile ( 1936 -) is a Canadian poet who lives in Winnipeg, Manitoba. (Web site)
  2. George Amabile ---s first volume of poetry, Blood Ties, was published in 1972. (Web site)
  3. This article was derived fully or in part from the article George Amabile on Wikipedia.

George Bowering

  1. George Bowering is a major figure in Canadian literature and has published many books of poetry, literary criticism and other prose.
  2. George Bowering is a prolific Canadian novelist, poet, historian, and biographer. (Web site)
  3. George Bowering was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2003 and admitted to the Order of British Columbia in 2004.

George Murray

  1. George Murray is a poet living in Canada. (Web site)

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