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P.K. Page

P. K. Page has written some of the best poems published in Canadaover the last five decades. In addition to winning the Governor General's awardfor poetry in 1957, she was appointed a Companion of the Order of Canada in1999. She is the author of more than a dozen books, including tenvolumes of poetry, a novel, selected short stories, three books for children,and a memoir, entitled Brazilian Journal, based on her extended stay in Brazilwith her late husband Arthur Irwin, who served as the Canadian Ambassador therefrom 1957 to 1959. A two-volume edition of Page's collected poems, The Hidden Room (Porcupine's Quill), was published in 1997. In addition to writing, Page paints, under the name P. K. Irwin. She has mounted one-woman showsin Mexico and Canada. Her work has also been exhibited in various group shows, andis represented in the permanent collections of the National Gallery ofCanada, the Art Gallery of Ontario, and the Victoria Art Gallery, amongothers. P. K. Page was born in England and brought up on the Canadian prairies. She has livedin the Maritimes and in Montreal. After years abroad inAustralia, Brazil and Mexico, she now makes her permanent home in Victoria, British Columbia.

Books by P.K. Page

Metamorphosis

Selected Children's Literature

by (author) P.K. Page
edited by Margaret Steffler

Triptych

Selected Fiction of P. K. Page

by (author) P.K. Page
edited by Elizabeth Popham

Mexican Journal

by (author) P.K. Page

Brazilian Journal

by (author) P.K. Page

Kaleidoscope

Selected Poems

by (author) P.K. Page

Uirapurú

Based on a Brazilian Legend

by (author) P.K. Page

The Sky Tree

by (author) P.K. Page

Coal and Roses

by (author) P.K. Page

There Once Was a Camel

by (author) P.K. Page
illustrated by Kristi Bridgeman

The Old Woman and the Hen

by (author) P.K. Page

The Essential P. K. Page

by (author) P.K. Page

Jake, the Baker, Makes a Cake

by (author) P.K. Page

The Innocent Traveller

by (author) Ethel Wilson
afterword by P.K. Page

Up on the Roof

by (author) P.K. Page

The Filled Pen

Selected Non-Fiction of P.K. Page

by (author) P.K. Page
edited by Zailig Pollock

Hand Luggage

A Memoir in Verse

by (author) P.K. Page

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, Erin 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

A Brazilian Alphabet for the Younger Reader

by (author) P.K. Page

An International Christmas

Seasonal Stories and Poems from Canada and Around the World

by (author) Grace Pacey, John Julius Norwich, Margaret Laurence, Roy McGregor, Tim Wynne-Jones, Maureen Hull, Annie Dillard, Heinrich Böll, P.K. Page, Milton Acorn, John Terpstra & Wendy Cope

Klee Wyck

by (author) Emily Carr
introduction by P.K. Page

Nights Below Station Street

by (author) David Adams Richards
afterword by P.K. Page

Cosmologies

Poems Selected & New

by (author) P.K. Page

A Grain of Sand

by (author) P.K. Page
illustrated by Vladyana L. Krykorka

Planet Earth

by (author) P.K. Page

A Kind of Fiction

by (author) P.K. Page

And Once More Saw the Stars

Four Poems for Two Voices

by (author) P.K. Page & Philip Stratford

The Hidden Room

by (author) P.K. Page

Hologram LP

A Book of Glosas

by (author) P.K. Page

Hologram

A Book of Glosas

by (author) P.K. Page

Travelling Musicians

by (author) P.K. Page
illustrated by Kady MacDonald Denton