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Kevin Irie

Kevin Irie

Kevin Irie was born and raised in Toronto where he received his M.A. from the University of Toronto. His work has appeared both here and abroad in the U.K., the States, Germany, and Australia and has also been translated into Spanish, French, and Japanese.

Province:
Ontario

Publications

The Tantramar Re-Vision. McGill-Queen's University Press, 2021
Viewing Tom Thomson, A Minority Report . Frontenac House, 2012
Angel Blood, The Tess Poems. Frontenac House, 2004
Dinner At Madonna's. Frontenac House, 2003
The Colour of Eden. Owl's Head Press, New Brunswick, 1996
Burning The Dead. Wolsak and Wynn, 1992

Awards

City of Toronto Book Award, Finalist for The Colour of Eden, 1997
Rice Paper Poetry Contest, Winner for Tashme, 2000
ReLit Poetry Award, Longlist for Angel Blood, The Tess Poems, 2005.
CBC Literary Award for Poetry, Finalist for Viewing Tom Thomson, A Minority Report, 2008
ARC Poem of the Year, Finalist for Snow Is Violence, 2009
Toronto Book Award, Finalist for Viewing Tom Thomson, A Minority Report, 2013
Acorn-Plantos Award for Peoples Poetry, Finalist for Viewing Tom Thomson, A Minority Report, 2013
CBC Poetry Prize Longlist for The Tantramar Re-Vision, 2017
Eligible for National Public Readings Program:
Yes

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