Tuesday, May 15, 2012
George Amabile lives in Winnipeg and has published poetry, fiction and non-fiction in over a hundred anthologies, magazines, journals and periodicals. He is the author of eight poetry books. The Presence of Fire (McClelland & Stewart), won the CAA National Prize for literature; his long poem Durée placed third in the CBC Literary Competition in 1991; his poem entry`What We Take with Us, Going Away' was short-listed in the CBC competition in 2003. From October 2000 to April 2001 he was Writer in Residence at the Winnipeg Public Library. His most recent book is Dancing, With Mirrors (Porcupine's Quill, 2011).