George Stanley (poet)
He has published many books of poetry, both in San Francisco and in Canada. One of his best-known poems is "Veracruz". A Tall Serious Girl is his collection of selected poetry. In 2006 he won the Shelley Memorial Award.
In the 1970s, Stanley moved to British Columbia, first living in Vancouver for five years, then Terrace in northern British Columbia, where he worked as an instructor in the English department at Northwest Community College. He has also worked at Capilano College in North Vancouver.
In Vancouver in the early 1970s Stanley became associated with New Star Books, and The Grape, an alternative newspaper. He also has been active in Canadian politics, unions and alternative media. He is a board member of the Capilano Press Society, publisher of The Capilano Review.
He retired and again lives in Vancouver.
- Gentle Northern Summer (New Star, 1995)
- At Andy's (New Star, 2000)
- A Tall, Serious Girl (Qua Books, 2003), his selected works
- Opening Day
- The Stick
- San Francisco's Gone
- Vancouver: A Poem (New Star, 2008)
-  Web page titled "Don Precosky's Introduction,/ INTRODUCTION: North of What?" at the Harbour Publishing Web site, accessed December 17, 2006.
-  New Star Books Web site, Web page titled "New Star Books/ Gentle Northern Summer" accessed December 17, 2006.
-  Web site of the Capilano Review, "About Us" Web page, accessed December 17, 2006.
- Works by or about George Stanley in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
-  Interview, "It's Still Winter" at Web site of the English Department of the University of Northern British Columbia
- "The Power of the Unhappy People"
- "Outside the Kingdome"
- "Sex at 62"
- "In Scotland"