1923-1986 Milton Acorn was born in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island. Strongly political, the poet/writer/playwright was awarded the Governor General's Award in 1975 for The Island Means Minago.
Jeannette Armstrong was born and raised on the Penticton Indian Reserve in British Columbia. Her works include Slash, Breath Tracks, and Looking at the Words of our People: First Nations Analysis of Literature.
Margaret Avison was born in 1918 in Galt, Ontario. Her works include sunblue, Not Yet but Still, and The Dumbfounding.
1904-1995 Born in Calgary, Earle Birney is recognized as one of Canada's first poets to emphasize the everyday rhythms of speech. His works include David and Other Poems, Alphabeings & Other Seasyours, Turvey: A Military Picaresque, and The Damnation of Vancouver.
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Poet, editor, painter, and musician. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, bill bissett's works include th last photo uv th human soul
, skars on th seehors
, and th influenza uv logik
Sites about E.D. (Ted) Blodgett, Edmonton poet and University of Alberta professor.
Roo Borson's works include Water Memory and Rain. She is also a member of the collaborative performance poetry ensemble, Pain Not Bread.
Marilyn Bowering was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba and grew up in Victoria, B.C. Her works include Visible Worlds, Autobiography, and The Liberation of Newfoundland.
Best known for poems on medical themes, Ron Charach was born in Winnipeg in 1951.
George Elliott Clarke was born in Windsor Plains, Nova Scotia. He is a poet, playwright, lyricist, and essayist.
Multiple award winning Canadian poet, originally from Saskatchewan, now living in Victoria, BC.
Sites about the native poet, Emily Pauline Johnson, who was also known by her Mohawk name, Tekahionwake.
Sites about the poet of the 'modern' school, short story writer, essayist, and professor.
Sites about the prairie poet, teacher, and editor.
John McCrae (1872-1918) was a pathologist and a lieutenant colonel in the Canadian Forces Artillery who served in the South African War and in the first World War. He wrote one of the most famous war poems ever: "In Flanders Fields."
In Flanders fields the poppies blow
between the crosses, row on row . . .
Don McKay's collections of poetry include Birding, Or Desire and Apparatus. He won the Governor General's award in 1991 for Night Field.
Poet, novelist, children's writer, essayist, columnist, and poetry reviewer. Musgrave's works include Forcing the Narcissus and The Dancing Chicken.
1933-1983 Maritime poet, journalist, and novelist. Alden Nowlan wrote twenty-four books, including Bread, Wine and Salt for which he was awarded the 1968 Governor General's Award for Poetry.
Rajinderpal S. Pal was born in India, grew up in England, and has lived in Canada since 1980. His works include pappaji wrote poetry in a language i cannot read.
Sharon Thesen was born in Tisdale, Saskatchewan and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. Her works include The New Long Poem Anthology and Selected Poems: The Vision Tree.
Poet and fiction writer, currently living in Toronto. Uppal's works include How to Draw Blood From a Stone and Confessions of a Fertility Expert.
Works include Lyric Philosophy and Wittgenstein Elegies.