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Art transforming society in St. Catharines

Anne Michaels as avant-garde architect

Robin Blaser remembered
another take on Blaser
and another

A best-wishes for a quick return to health to Paul Quarrington. I spent the better part of an evening in Ottawa with Paul just a day or so before the gig discussed, as part of a Filming Canadian Literature conference at U of O. He seemed in good shape and was in fine form that night. These things can be beaten, and I wish him well in that battle.

Canada's famous writers as landscape

Evan Munday, of Coach House, sells books

Forget Oxford, Derek Walcott comes to Alberta

CBC presents a goofy list of Canada's ten-best poets.
Quill & Quire takes the bait.

Some interviews worth checking out:
Jennifer Sampirisi
Steve McCaffery
Jason Dewinetz

Canada's most famous publisher, Harlequin, as avant-garde

Edmonton's poet laureate rejects poetry

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Gregory Betts

Gregory Betts is an experimental poet, editor, essayist and teacher. He is the author of If Language (BookThug, 2005), Haikube (BookThug, 2006) and The Others Raisd in Me (Pedlar Press, 2009). He has edited editions of poetry by W.W. E. Ross, Raymond Knister and Lawren Harris. His latest book is The Wrong World: Selected Stories and Essays of Bertram Brooker (University of Ottawa Press 2009).

Go to Gregory Betts’s Author Page