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Barry Dempster

Barry Dempster

Dempster
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Barry Dempster was born in Toronto, Ontario, and educated in child psychology. He has worked at both the Children's Aid and the Queen Street Mental Health Centre. From 1990 to 1997, he was Poetry and Reviews Editor for Poetry Canada. Currently, he conducts creative writing workshops in elementary and secondary schools across Ontario. He is also senior editor with Brick Books.

Email:
c/o Writers' Union of Canada
City:
Owen Sound
Province:
Ontario
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes