Ted Bishop

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Edward L. Bishop
Residence Edmonton
Education BA, MA, PhD
Alma mater University of Alberta, Queen's University
Occupation Professor, Department of English and Film Studies
Employer University of Alberta
Notable work Riding With Rilke
Awards Motorcycle Award of Excellence for best Motorcycle Book, Wilfred Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction (2006)

Edward L. "Ted" Bishop is a Canadian author and academic. A professor of English literature and film studies at the University of Alberta, his first non-academic publication was Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books,[1] a travel memoir which was a Canadian bestseller in 2005 and a finalist for the 2005 Governor General's Award for English non-fiction, and won the MAX Award (Motorcycle Award of Excellence) for best Motorcycle Book and Wilfred Eggleston Award for Non-Fiction.[2][3]



  1. ^ Dever, Maryanne; Vickery, Ann; Newman, Sally; National Library of Australia (2009-06-01). The intimate archive: journeys through private papers. National Library Australia. pp. 18–. ISBN 978-0-642-27682-7. Retrieved 19 May 2011. 
  2. ^ Riding With Rilke, Penguin Books, retrieved 2011-06-02 
  3. ^ Ted Bishop, Penguin Books, retrieved 2011-06-02