Wednesday, January 16, 2008
John Terpstra has published eight books of poetry, and two works of non-fiction. His work has won the CBC Radio Literary Prize, the Bressani Prize, and several Arts Hamilton Literary Awards. His poetry collection Disarmament was short-listed for a Governor General's award for poetry, while The Boys, or Waiting for the Electrician's Daughter was short-listed for the Charles Taylor Prize for Non-Fiction and for the BC Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. His latest book is an edition of selected poems entitled Two or Three Guitars and was recently published by Gaspereau Press.