Fonds SC576 - Theresa Kishkan fonds

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Theresa Kishkan fonds

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  • 1975-2018 (Creation)
    Kishkan, Theresa

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1.3 m of textual records.

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Theresa Kishkan was born in Victoria in 1955. She has travelled throughout North America and Europe and lived for several months in a Greek fishing village. She has worked as a campsite attendant and library assistant. She was educated at U. Vic. Her poems have been published in many periodicals, and her chapbook, Arranging the Gallery, was published by Fiddlehead Poetry Books in 1976. Her other books of poetry include Ikons of the Hunt (Sono Nis, 1978) and I Thought I Could See Africa (High Ground Press, 1991). In 1979 she and Doug Beardsley published Premonitions and Gifts containing poems by both authors.

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The fonds consists of drafts of writings and research material for the following books: "Inishbream", "A Man in a Distant Field", "Sisters of Grass", "Red Laredo Boots", "Mnemonic: A Book of Trees", and "The Age of Water Lilies".

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Created by JF, November 26, 2018.

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