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Author: George Bowering & George Stanley

George Bowering is a two-time winner of the Governor- General's Award for Poetry, and was Canada's first Poet- Laureate. His most recent books of poetry are SOME END / WEST BROADWAY (New Star Books, 2018), THE WORLD, I GUESS (New Star Books, 2015) and Teeth (2013). New Star Books recently re- issued his 1977 novel A SHORT SAD BOOK (New Star Books, 2017).

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, andThe 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.

Some End / West Broadway
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Some End / West Broadway

New Star Books

Poetry. "WEST BROADWAY is a narrative/lyrical work, set along the West Broadway corridor on the West Side of Vancouver. It's a sequence of events, personally experienced but largely uninterpreted, that may take place crossing the street or on the si...

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