Sunday, September 20, 2009

Barry Dempster

Barry Dempster is the author of fourteen books, including a novel, a children's book, two volumes of short stories, and ten collections of poetry. He has been nominated for the Governor General's Award twice and has won a Petra Kenney Award, a Confederation Poets Prize, a Prairie Fire Poetry Contest and the Canadian Authors Association Chalmers Award for Poetry for his 2005 collection, The Burning Alphabet. In 2009, he published two new books of poetry: Love Outlandish, from Brick Books in April, and Ivan's Birches, from Pedlar Press in September. You can visit Barry Dempster at

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