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Steven Heighton: A Brilliant Life

Writers, publishers, and readers were so saddened to hear that deeply admired and award-winning poet, author, and songwriter Steven Heighton has passed away. We send love to his friends and family and invite you to explore this list of his works as well as some of the collections in which his writing appears.

by Kiley Turner

The Waking Comes Late

by (author) Steven Heighton

Reaching Mithymna

Among the Volunteers and Refugees on Lesvos

by (author) Steven Heighton

Every Lost Country

by (author) Steven Heighton


Memos & Dispatches On Writing

by (author) Steven Heighton

The Admen Move on Lhasa

Writing and Culture In A Virtual World

by (author) Steven Heighton

Flight Paths of the Emperor

by (author) Steven Heighton

Selected Poems 1983–2020

by (author) Steven Heighton

The Virtues of Disillusionment

by (author) Steven Heighton

Patient Frame

by (author) Steven Heighton

The Address Book

by (author) Steven Heighton

The Shadow Boxer

by (author) Steven Heighton

Stalin's Carnival

by (author) Steven Heighton

The Nightingale Won't Let You Sleep

by (author) Steven Heighton


by (author) Steven Heighton

The Stray and the Strangers

by (author) Steven Heighton
illustrated by Melissa Iwai

Locations of Grief

An Emotional Geography

edited by Catherine Owen
contributions by Alice Major, Katherine Bitney, Alice Burdick, Marilyn Dumont, Ben Gallagher, Catherine Greenwood, Jane Eaton Hamilton, Richard Harrison, David Haskins, Steven Heighton, Theresa Kishkan, Christine Lowther, Canisia Lubrin, James Picard, Nikki Reimer, Waubgeshig Rice, Lisa Richter, Lynn Tait, Sharon Thesen, Onjana Yawnghwe & Daniel Zomparelli
by (author) Jenna Butler & Catherine Graham

Carnal Nation

Brave New Sex Fictions

edited by Carellin Brooks & Brett Josef Grubisic

Finding the Words

Writers on Inspiration, Desire, War, Celebrity, Exile, and Breaking the Rules

by (author) Jared Bland

What the Poets Are Doing

edited by Rob Taylor

Best Canadian Stories

edited by John Metcalf

Earth and Heaven

An Anthology of Myth Poetry

edited by Amanda Jernigan & Evan Jones


Poems for the Pacific

edited by Yvonne Blomer


An Anthology of Greek-Canadian Literature

edited by Tess Fragoulis, Steven Heighton & Helen Tsiriotakis


An Anthology

edited by Naomi K. Lewis & Rona Altrows