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Writing the Terrain Travelling Through Alberta with the Poets

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ISBN-10: 1552381366

ISBN-13: 9781552381366

Edition: 2005

Authors: Ian Adam, Robert Stamp, Tammy Armstrong, Margaret Avison, Douglas Barbour

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List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: University of Calgary Press
Publication date: 8/16/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 302
Size: 6.26" wide x 9.41" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Tammy Armstrong (1974), who grew up in St. Stephen, NB, has lived for eight years in Vancouver, where she earned an MFA from the University of British Columbia. Armstrong won the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick's Alfred G. Bailey Prize 2000. An excerpt from her first novel, Translations: Aistreann (2002), won the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick's David Adams Richards Prize in 1999.

Margaret Avison was born April 23, 1918 in Galt, Ontario. She was raised in Regina and Calgary. She earned her degree from the University of Toronto, 1936 to 1940 and her M.A. from 1963 to 1965. She spent 8 months in Chicago on a Guggenheim Scholarship and two years' teaching at Scarborough College, University of Toronto from 1967 to 1968. She worked for eight months from 1973 to 1974 at the University of Western Ontario as Writer-in-Residence. Avison has won several leading awards; two of her books have won the Governor General's Award and her book Concrete and Wild Carrot won the Griffin Poetry Prize in 2003. Margaret Avison died in August 2007 in Toronto.

Douglas Barbour is a widely published poet and Professor Emeritus at the University of Alberta in Edmonton.

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