SMITH, Howard




Author Tags: Aboriginal Authors, Poetry

Howard Smith of Kitimat/Kitamaat self-published Diary of a Sinner (2007), a collection of more than fifty poems ritten between 1998 and March 2007, many of which were written while he was attending Vancouver Island University. The cover was done by his Uncle Brad, a Haisla artist, the back art was done by Haisla artist Paul Windsor, with other art by Haisla artist Bill Duncan. The foreword is by Haisla author Eden Robinson. The poems about his life within the Haisla community, including suicide attempts. Explanatory narratives are also included.

[BCBW 2008]