Christopher Dewdney has published over 10 books of poetry, including Predators of Adoration and Radiant Inventory, both of which were nominated for Governor General's Awards. A first prize winner of the CBC Literary Competition, Christopher Dewdney has also received a third Governor General's Award nomination for The Immaculate Perception, a non-fiction book of popular essays about consciousness, language and dreams.
In 1994 McClelland and Stewart published Demon Pond. The Globe and Mail wrote that the poems in Demon Pond "have a haunting, stately quality: they truly suggest the "mystery/of everything" as manifested in the act of love."
?In 1984 (together with William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Michael Ondaatje and Tom Waits) he was featured in the internationally acclaimed documentary Poetry in Motion. He is an active figure in the North American literary scene and has been published in Germany, England, China, Spain, India as well as in the US. Recently he has appeared on TVO's IMPRINT,CITY-TV, CBC's Newsworld and Midday, as well as CBC Radio's Morningside and The Arts Tonight.
"Christopher Dewdney's writing probes the world, lays it bare under the light of a restless intelligence."------The VANCOUVER SUN
"The originality of vision in Dewdney's work is startling." ------The GLOBE AND MAIL
"His insights are beautiful, provocative and haunting."------- The AMERICAN BOOK REVIEW
"Dewdney..takes his readers around the world in eighty words."------ The HARVARD REVIEW
|Signal Fires||McClelland and Stewart||Canada||2000|
|Last Flesh||McClelland and Stewart||Canada||1998|
|Demon Pond||McClelland and Stewart||Canada||1994|
|The Secular Grail||Somerville House||Canada||1993|
|Concordat Proviso Ascendant||The Figures||USA||1991|
|The Radiant Inventory*||McClelland and Stewart||Canada||1988|
|The Immaculate Perception||Anansi||Canada||1986|
|The Cenozoic Asylum||Délires||England||1983|
|Predators of the Adoration (compilation)||McClelland and Stewart||Canada||1980|
|Alter Sublime||Coach House Press||Canada||1980|
|Spring Trances||The Figures||U.S.A.||1978|
|Fovea Centralis||Coach House Press||Canada||1975|
|A Palaeozoic Geology||Coach House Press||Canada||1974|
|Golders Green||Coach House Press||Canada||1971|
Read Christopher's liner notes to the cd CHROMA
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