Peter Trower

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Internationally recognized as one of Canada’s finest poets and authors, Peter Trower likewise toiled in the freelance trenches for many years, hawking magazine features and newspaper columns to make ends meet. This collection represents some of his best writing from those publications, at turns humourous and heartbreaking, ribald and reflective. Real stories with real characters, told by someone who was really there.

Peter Trower was born in St. Leonard's on Sea, England in 1930 and came to Canada in 1940. He worked for 22 years as a logger. Writing professionally since 1971, he has has published three novels to date, more than ten books of poetry and numerous articles. His collection of logging poems Chainsaws in the Cathedral was selected to the BC Millenium Book Award. In 2002 he was awarded the B.C. Gas Lifetime Achievement Award for his work. He lives in Gibson’s, B.C.

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