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Thursday May 22nd, 2014 with Pearl Pirie
Talking with John Pass

John Pass’s poems have appeared in magazines and anthologies in Canada, the US, the UK, Ireland and the Czech Republic. Eighteen books and chapbooks of his work have been published, most significantly the quartet, AT LARGE: The Hour’s Acropolis (Harbour Publishing, 1991), Radical Innocence (Harbour, 1994), Water Stair (Oolichan Books, 2000) and Stumbling In The Bloom (Oolichan, 2005). The Hour’s Acropolis and Water Stair were short-listed for The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize (BC Book Prizes). Water Stair was also a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Poetry. Stumbling In The Bloom won the Governor General’s Award in 2006. His most recent book, crawlspace (Harbour, 2011) won the Dorothy Livesay Award in 2012.
The Moment When You Understand
Aisha Sasha John - Thou - BookThug Canadian New
My Mind is My Grandchild
Jane Munro - Blue Sonoma - Brick Books Canadian New
The Chiropractor's String
John Pass - Stumbling in the Bloom - Ooolichan Canadian
Endless Street
John Pass - crawlspace - Harbour Canadian