Showing All of 363 results for "Writers & Academics"

Susan Musgrave

Susan Musgrave, poet, novelist, essayist (born 12 March 1951 in Santa Cruz, California).

Steven McCaffery

Steven McCaffery, poet, essayist (b at Sheffield, Eng 24 Jan 1947). A prolific theorist and practitioner of sound and concrete poetry, he was educated at the University of Hull and York University in Toronto.

Roy Akira Miki

Roy Miki, academic, poet, critic, editor, activist (born at Winnipeg, MB 10 Oct 1942).

Robyn Sarah

Robyn Sarah, poet, short-story writer (born at New York, NY, 1949). Educated at McGill University and la Conservatoire de musique du Québec, Robyn Sarah began publishing poetry in the 1970s while she completed her graduate studies.

Donald L. Coles

Donald L. Coles, "Don," poet, novelist (b at Woodstock, Ont 12 Apr 1927). Don Coles studied history at the University of Toronto, where he completed a BA and MA, and literature at Cambridge University, where he earned a second MA.

Camilla Gibb

Camilla Gibb, novelist (born in London, England 20 Feb 1968).

Ken Babstock

Ken Babstock, poet, editor and teacher (born 19 January 1970 in Burin, NL).

Jeramy Dodds

Jeramy Dodds, poet (b at Ajax, Ont 4 Dec 1974). Jeramy Dodds has made his mark in literary circles since the publication of Crabwise to the Hounds in 2008.

Karen Solie

Karen Solie, poet (b at Moose Jaw, Sask 6 Jul 1966). Prize-winning and internationally celebrated poet Karen Solie grew up on her family's farm in rural Saskatchewan.

Rabindranath Maharaj

Rabindranath Maharaj, novelist and short-story writer (born at George Village, Trinidad and Tobago 1955).

Phil Hall

Phil Hall, poet, teacher, editor, and publisher (born at Lindsay, ON 18 Sept 1953). Phil Hall was raised on farms in Ontario's Kawarthas region.

Al Purdy (Obituary)

The man on the phone claimed to be Al Purdy, but I wasn't convinced. I thought it was a friend of mine imitating the famous poet's foghorn voice. But it was Purdy. Astoundingly, he'd read my first book of poems and now wanted to meet me.


Gail Anderson-Dargatz

Gail Kathryn Anderson-Dargatz, née Anderson, novelist, short-story writer (b at Kamloops, BC 14 Nov 1963). Raised in rural BC, Gail Anderson-Dargatz began submitting fiction to little magazines and contests while working as a reporter, photographer, and cartoonist for the Salmon Arm Observer.

Pat Lowther

Patricia Louise Lowther (née Tinmuth), poet (born 29 July 1935 in Vancouver, BC; died 24 September 1975 in Vancouver).

Alden Nowlan

Alden Nowlan, poet, dramatist, novelist (born 25 January 1933 in Stanley, NS; died 27 June 1983 in Fredericton, NB).

Alice Parizeau

Alice Parizeau, (née Poznanska), journalist, novelist and essayist (born 25 Jul 1930 in Luniniec, Poland; died 30 September 1990 in Montréal).

Claude-Henri Grignon

Claude-Henri Grignon, OC, journalist, critic, novelist, author of radio and TV serials (born 8 July 1894 in Sainte-Adèle, QC; died 3 April 1976 in Sainte-Adèle).

Shane L. Koyczan

Shane Koyczan, writer, poet, spoken word artist (b at Yellowknife, NWT 22 May 1976). Koyczan grew up in Penticton, British Columbia.


Erin Mouré

Erin Mouré (a.k.a. Erín Moure, Eirin Moure, and Elisa Sampedrín), poet, translator, essayist (born 17 April 1955 in Calgary, AB).

Gérald Godin

Gérald Godin, poet, novelist, journalist, politician (born 13 November 1938 in Trois-Rivières, QC; died 12 October 1994 in Montréal, QC).

Alphonse Desjardins

Alphonse Desjardins, journalist, parliamentary reporter, founder of the Desjardins Group (born 5 November 1854 in Lévis, Québec; died 31 October 1920 in Lévis, Québec).

Lisa Robertson

​Lisa Robertson, poet, essayist (born 22 July 1961 in Toronto, ON). Robertson's poetry is known for its subversive engagement with the classical traditions of Western poetry and philosophy.

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Yann Martel

Best known for his award-winning The Life of Pi, Yann Martel has continued his meditations on memory, horror and the consequences of human error and human evil.

Daniel MacIvor

Daniel MacIvor, playwright, actor, film director, screenwriter (born 23 July 1962 in Sydney, NS).