Meyer, Bruce (1957 - )

Biography: 

Bruce Meyer, a professor of English at Laurentian University at Georgian College, has published 15 volumes of poems, edited many literary anthologies, and authored works of criticism. He is Artistic Director, Leacock Summer Literary Festival and frequently broadcasts on CBC Radio and TV, W Network, and TV Ontario. A servant of the arts in Canada, he founded and directed Canada's largest creative writing program, at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies. He is Poet Laureate of Barrie, Ontario.

 

 

    Poetry and Fiction
  • Meyer, Bruce. A Book of Bread. Toronto: Lyrical Myrical Press, 2009.
  • --. Mesopotamia : new poems., Sudbury, Ont.: Your Scrivener Press, 2009.
  • --. Dog Days: A Comedy of Terriers. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 2009.
  • --. As Yet, Untitled ... Toronto: Lyrical Myrical Press, 2006.
  • --. Flights. Willowdale, Ont.: KCLF-21 Press, 2004.
  • --. Oceans. Toronto: Exile Editions, 2004.
  • --. The Spirit Bride. Toronto: Exile Editions, 2002.
  • --. Anywhere. Toronto: Exile Editions, 2000.
  • --. The Presence. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1999.
  • --. Goodbye Mr. Spalding. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1996 [short stories].
  • --. Radio Silence. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1991.
  • --. The Open Room. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1989.
  • --. Steel Valley. [with James Deahl and Gilda Mekler]. Toronto: Aureole Point Press, 1984.
  • --. The Aging of America. Toronto: Aloysius Press, 1982.
  • --. The Tongues Between Us. London: SWOP Press, 1981.

 

 

    Criticism, Non-fiction, and Editing
  • Meyer, Bruce. Alphabet Table: Memoir of a Childhood in the Language. Black Moss Press, 2010.
  • --. Heroes: the Champions of our Literary Imagination. HarperCollins Canada, 2007.
  • --. The Bae Sah Moh Anthology. Toronto: KCLF 21 Press, 2007.
  • --. The Golden Thread: A Reader's Journey Through the Great Books. Toronto: HarperCollins Canada, 2000.
  • --. Profiles in Canadian Literature: Robert Service. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1991.
  • --. Profiles in Canadian Literature: Frank Prewett. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1991.
  • --. Profiles in Canadian Literature: Leonard Cohen. Toronto: Dundurn Press, 1986.
  • --, ed. The Stories: Contemporary Short Fiction of the English Language. Toronto: Prentice Hall Canada, 1997.
  • --, ed. Arrivals: Canadian Poetry in the Eighties. New York: Greenfield Review Press, 1985.
  • --, and Barry Callaghan, eds. We Wasn't Pals: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War. Toronto: Exile Editions, 2001.
  • --, and --, eds. The Selected Poems of Frank Prewett. Toronto: Exile Editions, 2000, 1987.
  • --, and Brian O'Riordan. Lives and Works: Interviews with Canadian Writers. Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1991.
  • --, and --. In Their Words: Interviews with Fourteen Canadian Writers. Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1985.
  • --, and Carolyn Meyer. The Reader. Prentice Hall Canada, 2000.
  • --, and --, eds. The White Collar Book: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the Professional World. Black Moss Press, 2011.
  • --, and --, eds. Separate Islands: Contemporary British and Irish Poetry. Kingston: Quarry Press, 1988.
  • --, and H. Masud Taj. Alphabestiary: A Poetry Emblem Book. Exile Editions, 2011.
  • --. and Jonathan Barron, eds. The Dictionary of Literary Biography: The New Formalism. Bruccoli, Clark, Layman, 2003.
Given Name: 
Bruce Miller
Family Name: 
Meyer
Birth Date: 
April 23, 1957
Death Date: 
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First RPO Edition: 
2012