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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

Zigzags – Link

Upsidoon: New Poems – Link

Editor: Our Lakes Shall Set Us Free, with an introduction by Margaret Atwood

The Sound of Sunlight

The Camera and the Cobra and Other Stories – Link

Something Blue and Flying Upwards: New and Selected Poems

The Poetry of Prayer, 2nd., expanded edition

Once I Was a Wheelbarrow

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

Uncivilizing – Link

Editor: Spring-Fever: (w)rites of spring: An anthology of poems from the Ontario division of the League of Canadian Poets

In the Kosher Chow Mein Restaurant

The Poetry of Prayer

Editor: Ethics, Science, Technology and the Environment: A Reader

Ethics, Science, Technology and the Environment: A Study Guide

Editor: Ethics, Science, Technology and the Environment: A Student Manual

Night Flying – Link

Psalms From The Suburbs

Settlement In A School of Whales

LINKS

Wikipedia