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Morgonpoesi: Calvin Wharton

Painted Greek Island

Calvin Wharton





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Calvin Wharton taught for 25 years in the Creative Writing department at Douglas College in New Westminster, Canada. From 2008 to 2016 he served as department Chair, and is a former editor of the literary journal, Event. His writing has been published in numerous magazines and anthologies, and broadcast on CBC radio. He co-edited the poetry anthology, East of Main with Tom Wayman, and wrote the non-fiction book, Rowing, with Silken Laumann. His other works include a poetry chapbook, Visualized Chemistry; a collection of short fiction, Three Songs by Hank Williams; a collection of poetry, The Song Collides; and most recently, another poetry chapbook, The Invention of Birds. He has been writer in residence at the University of Wales Trinity Saint David, and a participant in the Coracle Europe Literary Residency in Tranås, Sweden. His next book is a collection of poetry titled This Here Paradise.

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