Laurence Hutchman

hutchman_laurenceLaurence Hutchman grew up in Toronto and graduated from Emery C.I.. He finished his BA in English in The University of Western Ontario in 1972, received his MA at Concordia University in 1979; and his PhD at the Universite de Montreal in 1988. He has taught at a number of universities including Concordia University, the University of Alberta, The University of Western Ontario, and The Universite de Moncton where he is currently a Full Professor. He was President of the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick from 2000-2002. Hutchman has had many readings and conducted many workshops in Canada, the United States, China, Ireland and Bulgaria. Hutchman lives with Eva Kolacz, the artist, in Oakville.

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Fire and Water
House of Shifting Time
Two Maps of Emery
Personal Encounters
In the Writers’ Words
Reading the Water
Selected Poems
Coastlines: The Poetry of Atlantic Canada
Beyond Borders
Emery – Out of Print
Foreign National
Blue Riders
The Twilight Kingdom



New Brunswick Literary Encyclopaedia


Stanley Fefferman’s review of Two Maps of Emery

London Open Mic Poems and Interview

Andrew Stubb’s review of Laurence Hutchman’s Selected Poems and Reading the Water

Anne Cimon’s review of Laurence Hutchman’s In the Writers’ Words: Eight Canadian Poets in Conversation

Stephen Morrissey’s review of In the Writers’ Words: Eight Canadian Poets in Conversation

Interview in New Brunswick Salon

Laurence Hutchman’s imitation of Al Purdy

Laurence Hutchman House of Shifting Time Interview