Geoffrey Ursell

Geoffrey Ursell

Geoffrey Ursell is an award-winning writer of drama for stage, radio, and television, as well as of fiction, poetry, and songs. Ursell was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, and grew up in Regina, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg. He received his B.A. (Hons) and M.A. from the University of Manitoba, and his Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of London (England). He once taught Canadian Literature and Creative Writing at the Universities of Manitoba and Regina, but he has been a full-time writer, composer, producer, publisher, and editor for over twenty-five years.

Trap Lines, his first poetry collection, received a Commonwealth Poetry Prize Special Commendation. Ursell’s novel, Perdue, won the Books in Canada Best First Novel Award, and his stage plays have won three national playwriting awards. Ursell has been Editor-in-Chief of Grain Magazine and is a founding member and publisher of Coteau Books.

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Look Out Tower

The ordinary becomes charged with occult power; Ursell's poems hold up deceptively familiar settings and subjects to reveal sensual and frightening patterns.

ISBN 9780888011381
Base price with tax $8.95
Sales price $8.95
Sales price without tax $8.95
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