Thursday, March 8, 2012

Chris Banks

Raised in the Ontario communities of Bancroft, Sioux Lookout, and Stayner, award-winning poet Chris Banks has published three poetry books. His first book was Bonfires (2003, Nightwood Editions) which received the 2004 Jack Chalmers Award for Poetry and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award. His second book was The Cold Panes of Surfaces (2006, Nightwood). His latest poetry collection is Winter Cranes (ECW, 2011).

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