M. Travis Lane, born 1934, Canadian citizen 1973, B.A. Honours, junior Phi Beta Kappa Vassar; M.A. and PhD Cornell, PhD thesis “Agnosticism as technique in the poetry of Robert Frost” 1967. Has taught english survey, contemporary American poetry, West Indian writing. Major Honours: Pat Lowther 1980, NBWF 1994, Atlantic Poetry prize 2001, Alden Nowlan Award 2003, Bliss Carman prize 2006. Honorary Research Associate for UNB English department since 1967; outside reader for several theses. Numerous (over 100) reviews and essays. Books and chapbooks: An Inch or So of Garden (1969), Poems 1968-1972 (1973), Homecomings (1977), Divinations and shorter poems (1980), Walking under the nebulae, Reckonings (1988), Solid Things (1989), Temporary Shelter (1993), Night Physics (1994), Keeping Afloat (2001), Touch Earth (2006), and The Crisp Day Closing on my Hand: The Selected Poems of M. Travis Lane, ed. by Jeannette Lynes (2007), The All-Nighter`s Radio (2010), The Book of Widows (2010) and Ash Steps (2012).
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