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Roger Nash is a past-President of the League of Canadian Poets, and inaugural Poet Laureate of Sudbury. As President of the League, he worked with Senator Grafstein to create the Parliamentary Canadian Poet Laureate position in Ottawa. He’s published seventeen books of poetry, short fiction and philosophy. Literary awards include: the Canadian Jewish Book Award for Poetry, the PEN/O. Henry Prize Story Award, the Confederation Poets Award (twice), and first prizes in poetry contests with PRISM international and The Fiddlehead.Roger was born in the blitz in England, and grew up in Egypt, Singapore and China. He came to Canada in 1965, living mainly in Sudbury, but also in Guelph, Athabasca and Vancouver. He’s Professor Emeritus in Philosophy (environmental ethics) at Laurentian University.

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BOOKS

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Upsidoon:New Poems
Night Flying
The Camera and the Cobra and Other Stories
Uncivilizing
The Sound of Sunlight
Something Blue and Flying Upwards: New and Selected Poems
The Poetry of Prayer, 2nd., expanded edition
Once I Was a Wheelbarrow
In the Kosher Chow Mein Restaurant
The Poetry of Prayer
Psalms From The Suburbs
Settlement In A School of Whales
Ethics, Science, Technology and the Environment: A Study Guide
Editor: Our Lakes Shall Set Us Free, with an introduction by Margaret Atwood
Editor: Northern Prospects: An Anthology of Northeastern Ontario Poetry
Editor: Licking Honey Off A Thorn: An anthology of poems from the Ontario division of the League of Canadian Poets
Editor: Spring-Fever: (w)rites of spring: An anthology of poems from the Ontario division of the League of Canadian Poets
Editor: Ethics, Science, Technology and the Environment: A Reader
Editor: Ethics, Science, Technology and the Environment: A Student Manual

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