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

Dead Icons and Deader Icons: Which Statues Really Need to Go?

By John Harris / 2020 October 4
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John Harris posts a slightly argumentative view on the Statue Wars controversy

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Ken Belford: A Personal and Literary Reminiscence

By John Harris / 2020 April 3
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John Harris remembers poet Ken Belford.

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Is There an Answer to Cultural Appropriation?

By John Harris / 2019 December 1
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John Harris reviews a little known pamphlet from a little known press about a deceptively large subject.

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Good Country for Old Men

By John Harris / 2019 February 5
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Two senior Vancouver poets, George Bowering and George Stanley, do a book together. John Harris reads and reviews.

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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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