An exchange of gifts: poems new and selected

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Irwin Pub., 1985 - Poetry - 284 pages
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Contents

For Hans Christian Andersen
5
The WriterinResidences Poem
11
The Country I was Born in was Ruled by Kings
17
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Alden Nowlan was born January 25, 1933 in Nova Scotia. Nowlan worked as a newspaperman, and published poetry, plays, short stories, and novels. His poetry collection Bread, Wine and Salt won the Governor's General award in 1967. Nowlan was central in the Fredericton and Altlantic literary community and became writer-in-residence at the University of New Brunswick in 1969. Along with the Govenor's General Award, Nowlan also won a Gugenheim fellow from 1967 to 1968, the University of Western Ontario's President's Medal for Fiction in 1970, the Canadian Author's Association Silver Medal in 1978 and the Queen's Jubilee Medal in 1979. Alden Nowlen died June 27, 1983 in New Brunswick. He is buried in the Poets' Corner of the Forest Hill cemetery in Fredericton, New Brunswick.

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