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Stephen Morrissey

Stephen Morrissey was born and educated in Montreal, where he lives with his wife, poet Carolyn Zonailo. Morrissey was one of the original Vehicule Poets who met and organized poetry readings at Vehicule Art Gallery in Montreal in the early 1970s. He and Carolyn Zonailo founded Coracle Press which publishes online chapbooks at Morrissey teaches English and Humanities at Champlain College.

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Mapping the Soul: Selected Poems 1978-1998. Winnipeg: The Muses' Company, 1998.
The Mystic Beast. Montreal: Empyreal Press, 1997.
The Yoni Rocks. Montreal: Empyreal Press, 1995.
The Compass. Montreal: Empyreal Press, 1993.
Family Album. Vancouver: Caitlin Press, 1989.


Canada Council "B" grant, 1983-84; 1984-85.
Canada Council short-term grant, 1982.
Peterson Memorial Prize, McGill University, 1976.
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