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Author: George Bowering

George Bowering is the author of around a hundred books of poetry, fiction, and essays. A Member of the Order of Canada, and a two-time Governor General's Award laureate, he lives in Vancouver. His most recent works include COULD BE: NEW POEMS (New Star Books, 2021), SOFT ZIPPER (New Star Books, 2021), and WRITING AND READING (New Star Books, 2019).

10 Women
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10 Women

Anvil Press

Fiction. 10 WOMEN is George Bowering's brand new collection of short fiction. Each of these stories offers us a portrait of a woman with whom he may or may not have had either an intimate and/or a meaningful relationship. You can't really tell for s...

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A Short Sad Book
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A Short Sad Book

New Star Books

Fiction. With an Introduction by Erín Moure and an Afterword by the author. These days, Canada is a heavyweight of world fiction, boasting some of the gaudiest names in the literary firmament, its schools graduating great writers by the frontlist. I...

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The Box
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The Box

New Star Books

Fiction. THE BOX breaks with the conventional genre of short stories, weaving together biography, autobiography, parable, and drama. Here is fourteen-year old Drew, transplanted from the coast to the Okanagan, and working at his first summer job pic...

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Caprice
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Caprice

New Star Books

Fiction. It's the mid 1890s in Kamloops, British Columbia. Two men argue over a bottle of whisky and Frank Spencer, an American outlaw-turned-farmhand, kills Pete Foster. Enter Caprice. Almost six feet tall, with black stallion, flaming red hair, lo...

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Could Be: New Poems
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Could Be: New Poems

New Star Books

Poetry. "Still producing at the height of his powers" is a cliche that rarely applies as well as it does to George Bowering's recent output. In COULD BE: NEW POEMS, gathering work since his close call five years ago, Bowering shows off a wiser, thou...

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Mirror on the Floor
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Mirror on the Floor

Anvil Press

Fiction. Reissued as part of Anvil Press's Lost BC Literature series. BC Books for Everybody. Gift book selection, Quill & Quire. Most Anticipated Fiction, 49th Shelf. MIRROR ON THE FLOOR was first published in 1967 by McClelland and Stewart, the fi...

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Shoot!
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Shoot!

New Star Books

Fiction. Across Canada's wild west of the 1800s, brothers Allan, Charlie, Archie and sidekick Alex Hare were known as the McLean gang. They were also known as "breeds"—outcasts caught between the cultures—Alex Hare, a Metis, and Allan, Charlie and A...

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Soft Zipper
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Soft Zipper

New Star Books

Literary Nonfiction. Memoir. This engaging memoir relates stories about George Bowering's small-town BC upbringing and his parents—his father long dead and his mother more recently passed on at the age of 100—while at the same time honouring the aut...

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Words, Words, Words
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Words, Words, Words

New Star Books

Nonfiction. Literary Criticism. Memoir. WORDS, WORDS, WORDS is a wide-ranging collection of literary essays that astonish the reader with their candor, insight, and generosity. They echo everywhere with a kind of cosmic laughter that never lets us f...

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The World, I Guess
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The World, I Guess

New Star Books

Poetry. George Bowering's 36th book of poetry, THE WORLD, I GUESS shows Canada's original poet-laureate still in MVP form as he approaches his 80th birthday. THE WORLD, I GUESS is a substantial book, six sections that demonstrate a command of a broa...

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Writing and Reading
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Writing and Reading

New Star Books

Literary Nonfiction. George Bowering has been provoking and inspiring writers and readers for half a century. While he may be better known for his poetry and fiction, the essay holds an equally important place in his work. WRITING AND READING includ...

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