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Walter Hildebrandt

Walter Hildebrandt

Walter Hildebrandt is a poet, historian and editor who presently works for the University of Calgary Press. His books focus primarily on the prairie West and for three of his books he has collaborated with other artists and writers.


Outlier. Victoria, BC: Ekstasis Editions, 1997.
The True Spirit and Original Intent of Treaty 7. co-author. Montreal: McGill Queens Press, 1996.
Brooks: Coming Home. Calgary, AB: Bayeaux Arts, 1996.
Views from Fort Battleford: Constructed Visions of an Anglo-Canadian Wes. Regina, SK: Canadian Plains Research Centre, 1994.
The Cypress Hills: The Land and Its People. Saskatoon, SK: Parish Publishing, 1994.


The Gustavus Myers Award - for outstanding work on intolerence in North America for The True Spirit and Original Intent of Treaty 7, 1997.
First Prize, blue buffalo magazine Public History/Private History Contest for Brooks: Coming Home.
Shortlisted, Sightings Poetry Book McNally-Robinson Award for Book of the Year, Manitoba, 1991.
Eligible for National Public Readings Program: