Author Tags: Poetry
DATE OF BIRTH: 1951
PLACE OF BIRTH: Toronto
ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1985
EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Money Manager
BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: Former journalist (Financial Post for five years);securities analyst (for eight years) and freelance panelist on the CBC Radio Morningside Business Column with Peter Gzowski for nine years (more than 200 appearances). Since 1991, president of Aequanimitas Inc. a specialty money management company. Since 2001 has privately published three books of poetry and has given a number of readings in the Vancouver area.
Richard Osler wrote Poems of Africa (2006). "There is an Africa that exists outside the newspaper headlines. Based on recent trips with NGO’s to some of the most challenged places in Africa, Richard’s poems tell stories of the unquenchable human spirit that lies at the heart of this challenged continent." It was followed by a chapbook entitled Not Yet.
Baboon in the Mirror (2001)
Poems of Africa (2006)
Not Yet (2006)
Where the Water Lives (2012)
Hyaena Season (Quattro Books 2016) $18 978-1-988254-24-1
[BCBW 2016] "Poetry"