GODFREY, David




David Godfrey, born in Winnipeg in 1938, was at the forefront of nationalist publishing when he co-founded House of Anansi Press with Dennis Lee in 1966, co-founded New Press with Roy McSkimming and James Bacque in 1967, then co-founded Press Porcepic with his wife Ellen Godfrey in 1972. His only novel, The New Ancestors, received the Governor-General's Award in 1970, followed by fictional collections I Ching Kanada and Dark Must Yield. He became chairman of UVic's Creative Writing department in 1978. He has moved into the forefront of technological futurism with titles such as Gutenberg Two and The Telidon Book.

[BCBW 1992]