|Name John Steffler||Role Poet|
|Education University of Toronto, University of Guelph|
Nominations Governor General's Award for English-language fiction
Books The Grey Islands, Afterlife of George Cartwright, That night we were ravenous, Helix, Lookout
Poet john steffler reads from lookout
John Steffler is an award-winning Canadian poet and novelist. He was the Parliamentary Poet Laureate of Canada from 2006 to 2008.
- Poet john steffler reads from lookout
- John steffler that night we were ravenous words aloud 2007 canada
John steffler that night we were ravenous words aloud 2007 canada
John Steffler was born in Toronto in 1947, and grew up in a rural area near Thornhill, Ontario. He has an M.A. in English (1974) from the University of Guelph. Thesis: "The Origin and Development of Los: a Study of the Prophetic Poetry of William Blake." His B.A. (Honours) in English was from University College, University of Toronto, 1971. Areas of concentration: Nineteenth and Twentieth Century British Literature. Other areas of study: French, European History, Chinese Philosophy, Japanese Literature in Translation.