Bruce Meyer

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Bruce Meyer (born April 23, 1957) is a Canadian poet and educator.[1]

He has been the Director of Writing and Literature at the University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies, and has taught at the University of Windsor, McMaster University, Trinity College at the University of Toronto, Seneca College, Humber College, Georgian College, and Skidmore College. He has been Visiting Writer at the Universities of Southern Mississippi and University of Texas at Austin, and the Whidden Lecturer at McMaster University.

Meyer currently teaches English at Laurentian University - Barrie Campus, where he is chief editor of The In Site, a poetry and short story magazine for Laurentian Barrie campus students. His broadcasts on "The Great Books" for CBC's This Morning are the network's best-selling audiocassette series.

Selected bibliography[edit]

  • The Tongues Between Us (chapbook), London: SWOP Press, 1981
  • The Aging of America (chapbook), Toronto: Aloysius Press, 1982
  • Steel Valley with James Deahl and Gilda Mekler (chapbook), Toronto: Aureole Point Press, 1984
  • In Their Words: Interviews with Fourteen Canadian Writers - 1985 (with Brian O'Riordan)
  • The Open Room - 1989
  • Lives and Works: Interviews with Canadian Writers - 1991 (with Brian O'Riordan)
  • Radio Silence - 1992
  • Goodbye Mr. Spalding - 1996
  • The Stories - 1997
  • Shadow (working title, forthcoming), Windsor: Black Moss Press, 1998
  • The Presence - 1999
  • Anywhere - 2000
  • The Golden Thread: A Reader's Journey Through the Great Books - 2001
  • The Reader: Contemporary Essays and Writing Strategies - 2001 (edited with Carolyn Meyer)
  • We Wasn't Pals: Canadian Poetry and Prose of the First World War - 2001 (edited with Barry Callaghan)
  • The Spirit Bride - 2002
  • Flights Willowdale, ON : KCLF-21 Press, 2004
  • Oceans Word Press, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2004
  • Oceans Exile Editions, Toronto, 2004
  • Heroes: The Champions of Our Literary Imagination - 2007
  • Bread Toronto: Lyrical Myrical Press, 2009
  • Mesopotamia new poems, Sudbury, Ont. : Your Scrivener Press, 2009
  • Dog Days Black Moss Press, 2009