Marilyn Bowering

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Marilyn Bowering (born April 13, 1949) is a Canadian poet, novelist and playwright. She was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, grew up in Victoria, British Columbia, and currently lives in Sooke, British Columbia. Marilyn Bowering is married and has one daughter.

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Novels[edit]

  • The Visitors Have All Returned - 1979
  • To All Appearances a Lady - 1989
  • Visible Worlds - 1997
  • Cat’s Pilgrimage - 2004
  • What It Takes to Be Human - 2007

Poetry[edit]

  • The Liberation of Newfoundland - 1973
  • One Who Became Lost - 1976
  • The Killing Room - 1977
  • The Book of Glass- 1978
  • Sleeping With Lambs - 1980
  • Giving Back Diamonds - 1982
  • The Sunday Before Winter - 1984
  • Grandfather was a Soldier - 1987
  • Anyone Can See I Love You - 1987
  • Calling All the World - 1989
  • Love As It Is - 1993
  • Autobiography - 1996
  • Human Bodies: Collected Poems 1987-1999 - 1999
  • The Alchemy of Happiness - 2003
  • Green - 2007
  • Soul Mouth - 2012

Other[edit]

  • Many Voices, An anthology of contemporary Canadian Indian Poetry, co-edited with D. Day. - 1977
  • In Fine Form: The Canadian Book of Form Poetry, edited by Kate Braid and Sandy Shreve - 2005

Drama[edit]

  • Anyone Can See I Love You - 1988
  • Hajimari-No-Hajimari, four myths of the Pacific Rim - 1986
  • Temple of the Stars - 1996

Radio[edit]

  • Grandfather was a Soldier - 1983
  • Anyone Can See I Love You - 1986
  • Laika and Folchakov, a Journey in Time and Space - 1987
  • A Cold Departure, the Liaison of George Sand and Frederic Chopin - 1989

Awards[edit]

  • National Magazine Award for Poetry, Gold 1978
  • Nominated for the 1984 Governor General's Award (The Sunday Before Winter)
  • National Magazine Award for Poetry, Silver 1989
  • Long Poem Prize, The Malahat Review, 1994
  • Pat Lowther Award for poetry, 1997 (Autobiography)
  • Nominated for the 1997 Governor General's Award (Autobiography)
  • Nominated for the 1997 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize (Autobiography)
  • Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, 1998 (Visible Worlds)
  • Short-listed for the Orange Prize, 1999 (Visible Worlds)
  • Short-listed for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, 2004 (The Alchemy of Happiness)
  • Short-listed for the Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize 2007 (What It Takes to Be Human)

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