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James Strecker

Strecker
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Manitoba born on April 15, 1943, James Strecker is the author of 8 books of poetry, co-author of 2 CD Roms, and editor of 10 books of fiction, poetry, biography, and Canadian crafts. Published internationally as a journalist, poet, columnist, and photographer, he holds an M.A. in Drama (University of Toronto) and, as a human development consultant has been trained and certified in Focusing, Graphoanalysis, and the Intensive Journal. He has often been poet in residence, including CBC radio, and has given hundreds of readings and workshops in Canada, Europe, and the United States. He teaches in the Sheridan College School of Visual Arts and is the Director of Creativity Unlimited Consulting.

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Publications

Sheridan: The Cutting Edge in Crafts. editor. Erin, ON: The Boston Mills Press/Stoddart, 1999.
Black: A Tribute to Black Jazz Musicians. illus. Harold Town. Hamilton, ON: Mini Mocho, 1990.
Corkscrew. Hamilton, ON: Images Publishing, 1986.
Bones to Bury. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1984.
Pas de Vingt. illus. Harold Town. Oakville, ON: Mosaic Press, 1984.

Awards

Hamilton and Region Arts Council Poetry Book Award for Echosystem, 1993.
City of Hamilton Arts Award for Contribution to the Arts, 1992.

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