Monday, December 17, 2018

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John Harris is the author of 'Small Rain," "Other Art" and "Tungsten John." He lives in Prince George, B.C.

Andrew Struthers’ Hippie Calculations

By John Harris / 2017 August 21
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John Harris reviews Andrew Struthers’ new book from New Star Press.

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Bringing Up Mother

By John Harris / 2016 February 14
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John Harris reads the work of 1970s Vancouver poetry icon Daphne Marlatt through the eyes of her relationship with her son, Kit. This is part of a series of parent/offspring critical studies Harris has embarked on.

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The Search for Khanlit

By John Harris / 2015 November 11
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John Harris reads an essay by a Toronto-based Woman-of-Colour looking for a safe way to take some creative writing courses. He has some advice for her.

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Some Second Growth Poetry (and it’s good!)

By John Harris / 2015 September 21
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John Harris on “second growth” poet Fabienne Calvert Filteau.

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Defender of the Faith

By John Harris / 2015 June 4
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A few months ago, Conrad Black returned to the Christian faith. John Harris looks it over, and says, “Not so fast”.

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Hobo with a Shotgun

By John Harris / 2015 June 3
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John Harris reviews Rob Budde’s award-nominated Dreamland Theatre, and the Prince George Poetry War continues

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (6)

By John Harris / 2013 July 17
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John Harris concludes his extended essay about Hartley Coleridge (1796-1849), the son of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (5)

By John Harris / 2013 July 4
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John Harris’s extended essay on the Coleridges and company is part of the Poet and Son series.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (4)

By John Harris / 2013 June 27
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John Harris’s extended essay on the Coleridges and their friends is the latest installment in the Poet and Son series.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (3)

By John Harris / 2013 June 19
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John Harris continues his extended essay on the Coleridges, Wordsworth, Southey and company, part of the “Poet and Son” series.

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