SORESTAD, Glen




Author Tags: Poetry

Born in Vancouver in 1937, Glen Sorestad moved to Saskatchewan in 1947. Having acquired his M.Ed at the University of Saskatchewan, he taught until 1981. As president and co-founder of Thistledown Press, he became a major figure in the literature of the Prairies. In 2001 he was named Poet Laureate of Saskatchewan, the first provincial Poet Laureate to be officially recognized in Canada.

BOOKS:

Jan Lake Poems (Harbour 1984)
Icons of the Flesh (Ekstasis, 1996)
Today I Belong to Agnes (Ekstasis, 2000)
Leaving Holds Me Here (Thistledown, 2001)
Grasses to Gravestones (Smokey Peace Press, 2003)
Blood & Bone, Ice & Stone (Thistledown, 2005)

[BCBW 2005] "Poetry"