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Author: George Stanley

George Stanley was born and raised in San Francisco where, in the sixties, he was part of the San Francisco Renaissance which included Robert Duncan, Robin Blaser and Jack Spicer. He moved to Vancouver in the seventies where he became associated with New Star Press, and The Grape (an underground newspaper). He has been active in Canadian politics, unions and alternative media. His books include GENTLE NORTHERN SUMMER (New Star, 1995), AT ANDY'S (New Star, 2000), A TALL, SERIOUS GIRL: SELECTED POEMS 1957-2000 (Qua Books, 2003), VANCOUVER: A POEM (New Star Books, 2008), AFTER DESIRE (New Star Books, 2013) and NORTH OF CALIFORNIA ST. (New Star Books, 2014). In 2006, Stanley received the Shelley Memorial Award from the American Poetry Society. Stanley still resides in Vancouver.

After Desire
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After Desire

New Star Books

Poetry. Don't gaze into the abyss, gaze out."This is what the reader receives from Stanley's eighth book, AFTER DESIRE: the observations of a poet and a consciousness as they arrive together at old age. Not just what the poet is thinking, but what h...

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North of California St.
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North of California St.

New Star Books

Poetry. California St. is one of the major thoroughfares in downtown San Francisco, the city where George Stanley was born in 1934, and left at age 37 to move to Vancouver. NORTH OF CALIFORNIA ST. collects 53 poems, all written between 1975 and 1999...

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Vancouver: A Poem
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Vancouver: A Poem

New Star Books

Poetry. The Lions bare of snow, crowded express buses, a giant red turning letter W. VANCOUVER: A POEM is George Stanley's vision of the city where he lives, though he does not call it his own. Vancouver, the city, becomes Stanley's palimpsest: an o...

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