Year: 
1951
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.

Year: 
1981
Biography: 
  • Djwa, Sandra. Politics of the Imagination: A Life of F.R. Scott. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1987.
  • Richardson, Keith. "Scott, Francis Reginald (Frank)." The Canadian Encyclopedia.
Year: 
1941
Biography: 
  • Thomas, Hilda L.. "Anne Marriott". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 68: Canadian Writers, 1920-1959, First Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by W. H. New, University of British Columbia. The Gale Group, 1988. pp. 244-247.
Year: 
1969
Biography: 
  • Grace, Sherrill. "Gwendolyn MacEwen". Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 53: Canadian Writers Since 1960, First Series. A Bruccoli Clark Layman Book. Edited by W. H. New. The Gale Group, 1986. 279-82.
  • MacEwen, Gwendolyn. Selah. Toronto, Ontario: Aleph, 1961. PR6063 .A2 S4 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University
Year: 
2001
Biography: 

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).

Subscribe to RSS - Governor General's Award for Poetry