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Books

  • A Strange Relief. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2001. ISBN 0771045832

Anthologies

  • Red Silk: An Anthology of South Asian Canadian Women Poets. Mansfield Press, 2004.
  • Open Field: An Anthology of 40 Contemporary Canadian Poets. Persea Books, NY, 2005.
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Lynn Crosbie has a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Toronto and is a Toronto-based writer.

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George Elliott Clarke is the E.J. Pratt Professor of Canadian Literature at the University of Toronto. His works include the poem-novel, Whylah Falls (1990), the narrative lyric sequence, Execution Poems (2001), and the verse-play and opera, Beatrice Chancy (1999).

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For other poems, see the Griffin Prize

 

Biography: 
  • Barron, Jonathan. "Annie Finch." Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 282: New Formalist Poets. Ed. Jonathan N. Barron and Bruce Meyer. Gale Group, 2003: 91-101.
  • Finch, Annie. Calendars. Dorset, Vt.: Tupelo Press, 2003.
  • --. Carolyn Kizer: Perspectives on Her Life and Work. Fort Lee, N.J.: CavanKerry Press, 2001.
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Molly Peacock was born June 30, 1947, in Buffalo, New York, and grew up there. After obtaining her B.A. (magna cum laude) from the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1969, and her M.A. (with honors) at Johns Hopkins University, she worked in academic administration at Johns Hopkins for seven years before turning full-time to the writing of poetry.

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Pier Giorgio Di Cicco, born in Arezzo, Italy, in 1949, grew up in Montreal, Toronto, and Baltimore, and then moved to Toronto in 1967, where he studied as an undergraduate at the University of Toronto until the early 1970s. In his first career, as poet and literary editor, he paused after his eleventh collection of poems, Virgin Science (1986).

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Marge Piercy was born March 31, 1936, in Detroit, of mother Bert Bunnin Piercy and father Robert Douglas Piercy. She was brought up Jewish by her mother and grandmother. In Early Grrrl, Marge Piercy says, "I started writing poetry regularly and seriously when I was fifteen and my family moved into a house larger by far than we had ever lived in.

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Mark Doty was born in Maryville, Tennessee, in 1953, and went through high school in Tucson, Arizona, where he entered the University of Arizona. In 1971 he married Ruth Dawson, a poet, and took a B.A. at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa, at which he also taught for one year. During these years, he made his life's work poetry.

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