ENG 356: Contemporary Canadian Poetry

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derek beaulieu

derek beaulieu has been an editor at both filling Station (1998-2000, 2004-present) and dANDelion (2001-2003) and of special issues of Whitewall of Sound (USA, 2003) and Open Letter (Canada, 2004). In addition to his magazine editing work he was also editor/publisher of housepress (1997-2004) and is the author of several books of poetry (with wax Coach House, 2003; Frogments from the Frag Pool: haiku after basho (with Gary Barwin) Mercury, 2005; _fractal economies_ talonbooks, 2006) and a number of chapbooks, broadsheets and ephemeral publications. His poetry and artwork have appeared extensively in magazines across Canada, the Us and the UK. He is currently transcribing the 1963 Vancouver Poetry Conference for publication, and with angela rawlings and Jason Christie he edited the anthology Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury, 2005).


1.    POET: with wax (Coach House, 2004), Frogments from the Frag Pool  (Mercury Press 2005)

2.    EDITOR: housepress

3.    ANTHOLOGY EDITOR: Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (Mercury Press 2005).


Poetry samples:

from with wax


Interview with derek beaulieu:


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