Dorothy Livesay

Dorothy Livesay

Dorothy Kathleen May Livesay was a Canadian poet who twice won the Governor General's Award in the 1940s, and wrote long into the 1970s and 80s. Livesay's first collection of poetry, Green Pitcher, was published in 1928, when she was only nineteen. In 1931 in Paris, Livesay became a committed Communist. She was writer-in-residence at many Canadian universities. In 1975 she founded the literary quarterly CVII (Contemporary Verse 2). She died in Victoria, British Columbia in 1996.

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The semi-autobiographical life of Dorothy Livesay is told through this collection of short stories that sees young Winnipegger, Elizabeth, discover that childhood isn’t always as easy as it looks.

ISBN 9780920541944
Base price with tax $12.95
Sales price $12.95
Sales price without tax $12.95
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