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George Bowering

George Bowering
George Bowering, Canada’s first Poet Laureate and co-founder of the avant-garde poetry magazine TISH, was born in the Okanagan Valley.
A distinguished novelist, poet, editor, professor, historian and tireless supporter of fellow writers, Bowering has authored more than eighty books, including works of poetry, fiction, autobiography, biography and youth fiction.
In 2002, Bowering was recognized by the Vancouver Sun as one of the most influential people in British Columbia.
In 2011, he received the Lieutenant Governor’s Award for Literary Excellence in British Columbia.

Books by George Bowering

Could Be

New Poems

by (author) George Bowering

Soft Zipper

Objects, Food, Rooms

by (author) George Bowering

Writing and Reading

Essays

by (author) George Bowering

Taking Measures

Selected Serial Poems

by (author) George Bowering
edited by Stephen Collis

if wants to be the same as is

Essential Poems of David Bromige

edited by Jack Krick, Bob Perelman & Ron Silliman
by (author) David Bromige
introduction by George Bowering

No One

by (author) George Bowering

Some End / West Broadway

by (author) George Bowering & George Stanley

10 Women

by (author) George Bowering

A Short Sad Book

by (author) George Bowering

The Dad Dialogues

A Correspondence on Fatherhood (and the Universe)

by (author) George Bowering & Charles Demers

The Hockey Scribbler

by (author) George Bowering

Writing the Okanagan

by (author) George Bowering

Mirror on the Floor

by (author) George Bowering

Attack of the Toga Gang

by (author) George Bowering

The World, I Guess

by (author) George Bowering

Pinboy

by (author) George Bowering

Teeth

by (author) George Bowering

Words, Words, Words

Essays and Memoirs

by (author) George Bowering

How I wrote certain of my books

by (author) George Bowering

The Diamond Alphabet

Baseball in Shorts

by (author) George Bowering

The Heart Does Break

Canadian Writers on Grief and Mourning

by (author) Jean Baird & George Bowering

Caprice

by (author) George Bowering

Horizontal Surfaces

by (author) George Bowering

My Darling Nellie Grey

by (author) George Bowering

The Box

by (author) George Bowering

Swamp Angel

by (author) Ethel Wilson
afterword by George Bowering

Shoot!

by (author) George Bowering

The Griffin Poetry Prize 2008 Anthology

edited by George Bowering

Kerrisdale Elegies

by (author) George Bowering

Burning Water

by (author) George Bowering

Vermeer's Light

Poems 1996-2006

by (author) George Bowering

Baseball Love

by (author) George Bowering

Writing the Terrain

Travelling Through Alberta with the Poets

contributions by Ian Adam, Robert Stamp, Tammy Armstrong, Margaret Avison, Douglas Barbour, John O. Barton, Doug Beardsley, Bonnie Bishop, E.D. Blodgett, Robert Boates, George Bowering, Tim Bowling, Jan Boydol, Gordon Burles, Murdoch Burnett, Anne Campbell, Weyman Chan, Leonard Cohen, Dennis Cooley, Joan Crate, Michael Cullen, Cyril Dabydeen, Lorne Daniel, Alexa DeWiel, Jason Dewinetz, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Cecelia Frey, Gary Geddes, Gail Ghai, Deborah Godin, Jim Green, Leslie Greentree, Vivian Hansen, Tom Henihan, Michael Henry, Walter Hildebrandt, Gerald Hill, Robert Hilles, Nancy Holmes, Richard Hornsey, Tom Howe, Aislinn Hunter, Bruce Hunter, Laurence Hutchman, Sally Ito, Pauline Johnson, Aleksei Kazuk, Robert Kroetsch, Fiona Lam, William Latta, Tim Lilburn, Alice Major, Kim Maltman, Miriam Mandel, Sid Marty, David McFadden, Barry McKinnon, Erin Michie, Deborah Miller, Anna Mioduchowska, James M. Moir, Colin Morton, Erín Moure, Charles Noble, P.K. Page, Rajinderpal Pal, Ruth Roach Pierson, Joseph Pivato, Roberta Rees, D.C. Reid, Monty Reid, R. rickey, Ken Rivard, Stephen Scobie, Allan Serafino, Joan Shillington, Greg Simison, Carol Ann Sokoloff, Karen Solie, Stephan Stephansson, Peter Stevens, Ivan Sundal, Anne Swannell, Vanna Tessier, Colleen Thibadeau, John O. Thompson, James M. Thurgood, Eva Tihanyi, Yvonne Trainer, Aritha van Herk, Rosalee van Stelten, Miriam Waddington, James Wreford Watson, Wilfred Watson, Tom Wayman, Phyllis Webb, Jon Whyte, Christine Wiesenthal, Sheri-D Wilson, Christopher Wiseman, Stacie Wolfer, Rita Wong, Richard Woollatt & Jan Zwicky

Baseball

A Poem in the Magic Number 9

by (author) George Bowering

Cars

by (author) George Bowering & Ryan Knighton

A Magpie Life

Growing A Writer

by (author) George Bowering

And Other Stories

edited by George Bowering

His Life: A Poem

A Poem

by (author) George Bowering

Piccolo Mondo

by (author) George Bowering, Angela Bowering & Michael Matthews

Blonds on Bikes

by (author) George Bowering

The Rain Barrel

by (author) George Bowering

The Moustache

Memories of Greg Curnoe

by (author) George Bowering

Harry's Fragments

A Novel of International Puzzlement

by (author) George Bowering

Sticks & Stones

by (author) George Bowering
preface by Robert Creeley
drawings by Gordon Payne