Friday, August 7, 2009
One of the original Storm Warning poets, Bill Howell has enjoyed an award-winning literary career spanning four decades. He has published four poetry collections, including The Red Fox (1971), In a White Shirt (1982), and Moonlight Saving Time (1990). His latest book, Porcupine Archery, was released in May 2009 by Insomniac Press. Last year, his work Ghost Test Flights (Rubicon Press) was a winner in the WCDR Chapbook Challenge. His writing has appeared in literary magazines across Canada, in the United Kingdom, and the USA. Bill has recent work in The Antigonish Review, Existere, Magma (UK), New Quarterly, Nthposition (UK), Rampike, and The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2008 edition. Howell was a network producer-director with CBC Radio Drama for almost three decades; his plays have garnered multiple ACTRA and international awards. He lives in Toronto.