Marianne Bluger

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Marianne Bluger (August 28, 1945 Ottawa – October 29, 2005) was a Canadian poet.


She graduated with distinction from McGill University where she studied pre-medical subjects and philosophy as well as taking poetry courses with Louis Dudek.

She later dropped out of medical school to marry a Zen Master Samu Kim of Toronto. They had two children: Michael "Maji" Kim (b. 1969), and Micheline "Agi" Mallory (b. 1970). She married Larry Neily, in 1991.

She was executive secretary – treasurer of the Canadian Writers' Foundation, from 1975 to 2000.[1] She co-founded Christians Against Apartheid, and the Tabitha Foundation.





Marianne Bluger's seventh book, Scissor, Paper, Woman, invests in images so precise they resound far beyond the pages that contain them.[2]


  1. ^ Elizabeth Lumley, ed. (2001). Canadian Who's Who 2001, Volume 36. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 978-0-8020-4958-2. 
  2. ^ Sally Chivers. "Into & Beyond Bodies". Canadian Literature. Archived from the original on 2011-07-06. 

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