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
|My Mind is My Grandchild|
Jane Munro - Blue Sonoma - Brick Books
|The Chiropractor's String|
John Pass - Stumbling in the Bloom - Ooolichan
John Pass - crawlspace - Harbour