Seymour Mayne (born 18 May 1944 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian poet and literary translator. He has published over 50 works of poetry and literary criticism, and has edited several anthologies of Canadian and Jewish literature.
He was a co-founder of
Very Stone House, a small press dedicated to Canadian poetry, in 1965 with fellow poets Patrick Lane and bill bissett.
He also published a critical analysis of poet
Irving Layton's work in 1978.
Mayne currently teaches
Canadian literature at the University of Ottawa.
That Monocycle the Moon (1964)
Tiptoeing on the Mount (1965)
From the Portals of Mouseholes (1966)
Ticklish Ticlorice (1969)
The gigole teaspoon (1969)
For Stems of Light (1971)
Cutting the Keys (1974)
Irving Layton: The Poet and His Critics (1978)
Racoon (sic) (1979)
The Impossible Promised Land: Poems New and Selected (1981)
Essential Words: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poetry (1985)
Children of Abel (1986)
Killing Time (1992)
The Song of Moses (1995)
Jerusalem: An Anthology of Jewish Canadian Poetry, ed. with B. Glen Rotchin (1996)
Carbon Filter: Poems in Dedication (1999)
A Rich Garland: Poems for , ed. with B. Glen Rotchin (1999) A. M. Klein
Light Industry (2000)
September Rain (2005)
I Am Still the Boy
A Dream of Birds, written with B. Glen Rotchin (2007)
Ricochet, bilingual English-French collection of word sonnets, translated by Sabine Huynh (2011)
The Old Blue Couch & Other Stories (2012)
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