Shane Neilson

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Shane Neilson
Born 1975
New Brunswick, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation physician and poet

Shane Neilson (born 1975) is a Canadian physician,[1] author and poet.

Life[edit]

Neilson was born in New Brunswick, Canada and trained in Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, followed by Memorial University of Newfoundland. He currently has a medical practice in Erin, and lives with his family in Guelph, Ontario.[2]

His book, Call me Doctor, published in 2006, is an autobiographical account of his medical experiences.

Poetry[edit]

His books of poetry include Complete Physical,[3] Meniscus[4] and Exterminate My Heart.[5] In 2010, Neilson won Arc Poetry Magazine's 15th annual Poem of the Year contest.[6]

In addition to being an author, Neilson is a notable critic and the poetry editor for Frog Hollow Press,[7] and in 2005 he was editor for a collection of Alden Nowlan's medical poems called Alden Nowlan and Illness.[8]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Shane Neilson (2003). "The beaten-down elegies". Victoria, BC: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson (2004). "Two poems". Victoria, BC: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Alden Nowlan; Shane Neilson (2004). "Alden Nowlan & illness". Victoria, B.C.: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson (1 April 2006). Call me doctor. Pottersfield Press. ISBN 978-1-895900-78-1. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  • Shane Neilson; George Alexander Walker (2008). Exterminate my heart. Frog Hollow Press. ISBN 978-0-9784232-0-9. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  • Shane Neilson; Jessica Hiemstra (2008). "Light : poems". Victoria, B.C.: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson; George A Walker (2008). "Four maidens". Victoria, B.C.: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson; (2009). "Approaches to poetry : the pre-poem moment". Victoria, B.C.: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson (28 September 2009). Meniscus. Biblioasis. ISBN 978-1-897231-60-9. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  • Shane Neilson (2010). "Field hospital : the last writings of Lt. Colonel John McCrae". Saskatoon, Sask.: JackPine Press 
  • Shane Neilson (1 June 2010). Complete Physical. The Porcupine's Quill. ISBN 978-0-88984-325-7. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  • Shane Neilson (2010). "Elision : the Milton Acorn poems". North Vancouver, BC: Alfred Gustav Press 
  • Shane Neilson (15 May 2011). Gunmetal Blue:: Essays on Poetry and Medicine. Palimpsest Press. ISBN 978-1-926794-02-0. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  • Jason Guriel; Shane Neilson (2011). "Proofs & Equational love : the poetry of Jim Johnstone". Victoria, BC: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Madeline Bassnett; Shane Neilson (2011). "Elegies". Victoria, B.C.: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson (2011). "Fatherhood : the poetry of Wayne Clifford". Victoria, BC: Frog Hollow Press 
  • Shane Neilson (2013). "Will : stories". Winnipeg, Manitoba: Enfield & Wizenty 
  • Shane Neilson (2013). "Doctor Acorn : or: how I joined the Canadian Liberation Movement and learned to love the stern nurse fusion-bomb sun". Victoria, British Columbia: Frog Hollow Press 

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dr. Shane Neilson - 13 doctor reviews". RateMDs.com. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  2. ^ "Dr. Shane Neilson". Pottersfield Press. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  3. ^ "The Porcupine’s Quill | Book Listing | Complete Physical". Porcupine's Quill. 2010-06-01. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  4. ^ Shane Neilson. "Meniscus by Biblioasis author Shane Neilson:: Biblioasis :: FRESH LIT (Not Canned) :: The Best in IndieLit". Biblioasis. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  5. ^ "Frog Hollow Press". Frog Hollow Press. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  6. ^ "New Year’s Day - ARC Poetry". Arcpoetry.ca. 2010-09-01. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  7. ^ "Frog Hollow Press". Frog Hollow Press. Retrieved 2011-03-11. 
  8. ^ "The Proust Questionnaire, with Shane Neilson". Open Book: Toronto. 2010-07-12. Retrieved 2011-03-11.