Christopher Levenson

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Christopher Levenson (born February 13, 1934 London, England) is a Canadian poet.


Levenson lived in the Netherlands and Germany, before moving to Ottawa in 1968. He became a Canadian citizen in 1973. He has received degrees from Cambridge University, and the University of Iowa.[1]

He was co-founder, and editor, of Arc,[2] and taught for many years at Carleton University.[3]

His work appeared in The Antigonish Review,[4] among other journals, and he is a member of the Writers' Union of Canada.[5]





  • Light of the World: An Anthology of Seventeenth Century Dutch Religious and Occasional Poetry. Netherlandic Press. 1982. ISBN 978-0-919417-04-5. 
  • Seeking Love's Solace (Aliquando Press, 1982).


  • Carol Shields (1992). Coming to Canada. McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP. ISBN 978-0-88629-187-7. 
  • Christopher Levenson, George Johnston, ed. (1974). Carleton University Student Poetry 1973-74. Carleton University. 
  • Reconcilable Differences: The Changing Face of Poetry by Canadian Men Since 1970. (Bayeux Arts, 1994)


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