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The Selected Gwendolyn MacEwen

by Gwendolyn MacEwen, preface by Rosemary Sullivan, afterword by Barry Callaghan, edited by Meaghan Strimas

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publisher: Exile Editions
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Spanning Gwendolyn MacEwen's career from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, this is a comprehensive collection of work by one of the greatest women writers of the 20th century. It traces the trajectory of her verse and the development of her fiction and drama, and includes letters, paintings, and photographs from the oeuvre of this beloved Canadian poet.

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Gwendolyn MacEwen was born in Toronto in 1941. The author of numerous books of poetry, including The Shadow Maker and Afterworlds, which both won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. She also published novels, plays, travel memoirs, and children’s books. MacEwen died in 1987.
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Gwendolyn MacEwen was born in Toronto in 1941. The author of numerous books of poetry, including The Shadow Maker and Afterworlds, which both won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. She also published novels, plays, travel memoirs, and children’s books. MacEwen died in 1987.
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Gwendolyn MacEwen was born in Toronto in 1941. The author of numerous books of poetry, including The Shadow Maker and Afterworlds, which both won the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. She also published novels, plays, travel memoirs, and children’s books. MacEwen died in 1987.
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Meaghan Strimas is the author of three poetry collections, Junkman's Daughter, A Good Time Had By All (shortlisted for the 2011 ReLit Award), and Yes or Nope, which was awarded the Trillium Book Award for Poetry in 2017. Strimas is also the editor of The Selected Gwendolyn MacEwen. She is a professor in the Department of English at Humber College, and the editor of the Humber Literary Review. Strimas is at work on a novel and her fourth book of poems. She lives in Toronto with her family.
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Contributor Notes

Gwendolyn MacEwen was a well-known writer of poetry, drama, and fiction. Among her publications are Breakfast for the Barbarians, Shadow Maker, and The T. E. Lawrence Poems. Meaghan Strimas is a poet and the author of Junk Man's Daughter. Rosemary Sullivan is a journalist, a teacher, and the author of Cuba: Grace Under Pressure; Labyrinth of Desire: Women, Passion, and Romantic Obsession; Shadow Maker: The Life of Gwendolyn MacEwen; and Villa Air-Bel: World War II, Escape and a Marseille. Barry Callaghan is a former professor at York University and the founder of Exile Editions.

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"The voice . . . speaks directly and plainly to that which is the deepest part of our humanity."  —The Globe and Mail

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