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.
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)
The Channel Shore (Macmillan, 1954) The Township of Time (Macmillan, 1959)
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.
Marriott, Anne. The Wind Our Enemy. Toronto, ON: Ryerson, 1939. PR9199.3 .M3785 W5 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University.
--. Calling Adventurers. Torono, ON: Ryerson, 1941. PR9199.3 .M3785 C3 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University.
--. Salt Marsh and Other Poems. Torono, ON: Ryerson, 1942. PR9199.3 .M3785 S34 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University.
--. Sandstone and Other Poems. Torono, ON: Ryerson, 1945. PR9199.3 .M3785 S36 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University.
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
--. The Drunken Clock. Toronto, Ontario: Aleph, 1961. PR6063 .A26 D7 E. J. Pratt Library at Victoria University.
--. The Rising Sun. New York, NY: Contact Press, 1963; published as The Rising Fire, 1964. PS8524 .E95 R5 Robarts Library
--. A Breakfast for Barbarians. Toronto, Ontario: Ryerson, 1966. PS8524 .E95 B7 Robarts Library.
--. The Armies of the Moon. Toronto, Ontario: Macmillan, 1972. PS8524 .E95 A8 Robarts Library.
--. Magic Animals: Selected Poems Old and New. Toronto, Ontario: Macmillan, 1974; published as Magic Animals: Selected Poetry of Gwendolyn MacEwen. Don Mills, ON: Stoddart Publishing, 1984. PS8524 .E95 M3 Robarts Library.
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). Clarke's awards include the Governor-General's Award for Poetry (2001), a Bellagio (Italy) Center Fellowship (1998), and the National Magazine Gold Award for Poetry (2002). He has also published a major critical book, Odysseys Home: Mapping African-Canadian Literature (University of Toronto Press, Summer 2002).
He is a member of the Black Cultural Society of Nova Scotia, the League of Canadian Poets, the Modern Languages Association, the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia, the Writer's Guild of Canada, and the Writers Union of Canada.
Blue. Vancouver: Polestar Book Publishers, 2001.
Beatrice Chancy. Victoria, BC: Polestar Book Publishers, 1999.