Bruce, Charles (1906 - 1971)

Biography: 

Poet, novelist and newspaperman Charles Bruce was born in 1906 in Port Shoreham, Nova Scotia. After graduating from Mount Allison University in 1927 with a Bachelor of Arts, he joined the Canadian Press in Halifax and was transferred to Toronto in 1933. Among his six collections of poetry is The Mulgrave Road, which won the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry in 1951. Bruce died on December 19, 1971 in Toronto.

 

Bibliography

Poetry

Wild Apples (Tribune Press, 1927)    
Tomorrow’s Tide (Macmillan Company, 1932)
Personal Note (Ryerson Press, 1941)
Grey Ship Moving (Ryerson Press, 1945)
The Flowing Summer (Ryerson Press, 1947)
The Mulgrave Road (Macmillan, 1951)

Fiction

The Channel Shore (Macmillan, 1954)
The Township of Time (Macmillan, 1959)

Non-Fiction

News and the Southams (Macmillan, 1968)
 

Given Name: 
Charles
Family Name: 
Bruce
Birth Date: 
1906
Death Date: 
December 19, 1971
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First RPO Edition: 
2015
Editors: 
Jim Johnstone