Marvin Francis

Marvin Francis

Marvin Francis was born in Heart Lake First Nation in northern Alberta. His poetry has appeared in numerous journals, magazines, and anthologies and he also wrote for stage and radio. A poet, playwright, artist, actor, and theatre director, he won the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer in 2002.  He was pursuing his doctoral studies in English at the University of Manitoba and was a member of both the Aboriginal Writers Collective and the Manitoba Printmakers Association when he passed away in January, 2005.

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city treaty

Marvin Francis's long poem, city treaty, is nasty, rude, sneaky, cranky, smart, truthful and intelligent. Everything a good poem is supposed to be.

- Thomas King, author of Green Grass, Running Water.

ISBN 9780888012685
Base price with tax $12.95
Sales price $12.95
Sales price without tax $12.95

Bush Camp

Both a politically engaged achievement and a highly personal one, Bush Camp is a fitting addition to the unmistakeable idiom of Marvin Francis.

ISBN 9780888013248
Base price with tax: $15.95
Sales price: $15.95
Sales price without tax: $15.95
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