Heather Spears

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Heather Spears (born 1934) is a Canadian poet, novelist, and artist living in Denmark. Educated at the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver School of Art, Spears emigrated to Denmark in 1962 where she also studied at the University of Copenhagen.

In 1989 her collection The Word for Sand won both the Governor-General's Award for Poetry and the Pat Lowther Award. Spears won her first Pat Lowther Award in 1987 for How to Read Faces and her third in 2002 for Required Reading: a witness in words and drawings to the Reena Virk Trials, 1998-2000

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Poetry[edit]

  • Asylum Poems (1958)
  • The Danish Portraits (1967)
  • From the Inside (1972)
  • How to Read Faces ( 1986)
  • The Word for Sand (1989)
  • Human Acts (1991)
  • The Panum Poems(1996)
  • Selected and New Poems (1998)

Fiction[edit]

  • Moonfall (1991)
  • The Children of Atwar (1993)
  • The Taming (1996)
  • The Flourish (2004)

Other works[edit]

  • Drawings from the Newborn, Ben-Simon (1986)
  • Required Reading: a witness in words and drawings to the Reena Virk Trials, 1998-2000 (2000)
  • Drawn from the Fire, Children of the Intifada (1989)
  • Massacre, Drawings from Jerusalem (1990)
  • Line by Line (2002)

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