Heather Spears

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Heather Spears (born 1934) is a Canadian poet, novelist, and artist living in Denmark.[citation needed]

Life[edit]

Educated at the University of British Columbia and the Vancouver School of Art, Spears emigrated to Denmark in 1962 where she also studied at the University of Copenhagen.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

In 1989 her collection The Word for Sand won both the Governor-General's Award for Poetry and the Pat Lowther Award. Spears won her first Pat Lowther Award in 1987 for How to Read Faces and her third in 2002 for Required Reading: a witness in words and drawings to the Reena Virk Trials, 1998-2000

Bibliography[edit]

Poetry[edit]

  • Asylum Poems (1958)
  • The Danish Portraits (1967)
  • From the Inside (1972)
  • How to Read Faces ( 1986)
  • The Word for Sand (1989)
  • Human Acts (1991)
  • The Panum Poems(1996)
  • Selected and New Poems (1998)

Fiction[edit]

  • Moonfall (1991)
  • The Children of Atwar (1993)
  • The Taming (1996)
  • The Flourish (2004)

Other works[edit]

  • Drawings from the Newborn, Ben-Simon (1986)
  • Required Reading: a witness in words and drawings to the Reena Virk Trials, 1998-2000 (2000)
  • Drawn from the Fire, Children of the Intifada (1989)
  • Massacre, Drawings from Jerusalem (1990)
  • Line by Line (2002)

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